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Newton / Andrew Janiak.

By: Janiak, Andrew [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Blackwell great minds: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons Ltd., c2015Edition: 1st paperback edition.Description: x, 203 pages : illustrations ; 23 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781405187299 (hardback); 9781405187282 (paper).Subject(s): Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727 | Physicists -- Great Britain -- Biography | Mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography | Scientists -- Great Britain -- Biography | Physics -- Great Britain -- History | Mathematics -- Great Britain -- History | Science -- Great Britain -- History | Science -- Philosophy -- HistoryDDC classification: Other classification: SCI075000
Contents:
Life and times -- Was Newton a scientist? -- Making philosophy experimental : Boyle & Hobbes, Hooke & Newton -- Newton's struggle with Descartes -- Making philosophy mathematical -- Newton's struggle with Leibniz -- Newton's God.
Summary: "This book takes a distinct angle on his life and work"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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