Never at Rest: A Biography of Isaac Newton

Never at Rest: A Biography of Isaac Newton

by Richard S. Westfall, Cambridge University Press
     
 

This richly detailed 1981 biography captures both the personal life and the scientific career of Isaac Newton.See more details below

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This richly detailed 1981 biography captures both the personal life and the scientific career of Isaac Newton.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521274357
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1983
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
928
Sales rank:
560,079
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.85(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgments; A note about dates; Abbreviations used in footnotes; 1. The discovery of a new world; 2. A sober, silent, thinking lad; 3. The solitary scholar; 4. Resolving problems by motion; 5. Anni mirabiles; 6. Lucasian professor; 7. Publication and crisis; 8. Rebellion; 9. Years of silence; 10. Principia; 11. Revolution; 12. The Mint; 13. President of the Royal Society; 14. The priority dispute; 15. Years of decline; Bibliographical essay; List of illustrations; Index.

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