Newton's Philosophy of Nature Selections from His Writings
by Isaac Newton
The writings of Newton, father of the physical sciences, on those sciences, called at the time natural philosophy. Contents: What Isaac Newton started; Method of natural philosophy; Fundamental principles of natural philosophy; God and natural philosophy; Questions on natural philosophy; Questions from the "Optics"; Notes.
Paperback, 212 pages
Published January 24th 2003 by Kessinger Publishing
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Sir Isaac Newton, FRS , was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, and alchemist. His Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, published in 1687, is considered to be the most influential book in the history of science. In this work, Newton described universal gravitation and the three laws of motion, laying the groundwork for classical mechanics, which dominated...moreMore about Isaac Newton...