The Janus Faces of Genius: The Role of Alchemy in Newton's Thought

The Janus Faces of Genius: The Role of Alchemy in Newton's Thought

by Betty Jo Teeter Dobbs, Dobbs Betty Jo Teeter
     
 

A landmark study of the 'founder of modern science'.See more details below

Overview

A landmark study of the 'founder of modern science'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521524872
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/22/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Isaac Newton, philosopher by fire; 2. Vegetability and providence; 3. Cosmology and history; 4. Modes of divine activity in the world: before the Principia; 5. Modes of divine activity in the world: the Principia period; 6. Modes of divine activity in the world: after the Principia, 1687–1713; 7. Modes of divine activity in the world: after the Principia, 1713–1727; 8. Epilogue; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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