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Newton on Mathematics and Spiritual Purity / Edition 1
     

Newton on Mathematics and Spiritual Purity / Edition 1

by A. Leshem
 

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ISBN-10: 9048162319

ISBN-13: 9789048162314

Pub. Date: 12/10/2010

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This book deals with Newton's understanding of the original divine design hidden in the mathematical laws of nature and delivered to humanity by messengers, such as Noah, Moses and Christ. It is the first scholarly work to point out that for Newton the three laws of motion, the Principia and the two central Biblical Commandments (worshipping and loving God alone

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This book deals with Newton's understanding of the original divine design hidden in the mathematical laws of nature and delivered to humanity by messengers, such as Noah, Moses and Christ. It is the first scholarly work to point out that for Newton the three laws of motion, the Principia and the two central Biblical Commandments (worshipping and loving God alone and loving thy neighbor) touch upon the practical applications of God's original design.

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ISBN-13:
9789048162314
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/10/2010
Series:
International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives internationales d'histoire des idees Series , #183
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2003
Pages:
239
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. The Search for Truth. 2. The Mathematical Principles of God's Design. 3. Newton's Methods of Fluxions. 4. Leibniz's Calculus. 5. Newton's and Leibniz's Notions of Space and Time. 6. God's Absolute Perspective According to Newton. 7. God's Infinite Perspective According to Leibniz. 8. The Sacrificial Fire and Alchemy. 9. The Tabernacle and the Two Jewish Temples. 10. Finale: Why does God Hide the Heavenly Music. Bibliography. Index.

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