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In 1715 Leibniz wrote to his friend the Princess of Wales to warn her of the dangers Newton's philosophy posed for natural religion. Seizing this chance of initiating an exchange between two of the greatest minds in Europe, the princess showed his letter to the eminent Newtonian scientist and natural theologian, Samuel Clarke. From his reply developed an exchange of papers ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 15th 1998 by Manchester University Press
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This is wonderful look at a key debate in early modern physics and philosophy of space/time.
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Two great minds wrestle with ideas of space and time.
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Un excellent premier livre de philosophie.
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