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Newton's Philosophy of Nature Selections from His Writings

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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 (first published January 1st 1970)
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Feb 18, 2014 Rama rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Reading the mind of Isaac Newton

This book reflects on the mind and thought of Isaac Newton, one of the greatest physicists, through his writings. Principia and Opticks are the masterpieces of his accomplishments, but we get a glimpse of him through his letters to friends, fellow physicists, and philosophers of his time. The influence of Christian church in his thought is significant and found in numerous writings, which invokes God as the Supreme Being who gave us the laws of physics; the laws o
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Sep 17, 2012 Bryan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An intriguing selection from Newton's own writings. Gives a nice overview of his ideas without too much of the math.
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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 ...more
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