The Life of Isaac Newtonby Richard S. Westfall
Pub. Date: 07/28/1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Isaac Newton's achievements in mathematics and physics marked the culmination of the movement that brought modern science into being. This abridgment of the author's Never at Rest makes his highly acclaimed portrait of one of the greatest scientists in history now accessible to general readers.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; A note about dates; 1. A sober, silent, thinking lad; 2. The solitary scholar; 3. Anni Mirabilis; 4. Lucasian professor; 5. Publication and crisis; 6. Rebellion; 7. Years of silence; 8. Principia; 9. Revolution; 10. The Mint; 11. President of the Royal Society; 12. The priority dispute; 13. Years of decline; Biographical essay; Index.
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