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Isaac Newton by A. Rupert Hall
Book DescriptionIn this elegant, absorbing biography of Isaac Newton (1642-1727), Rupert Hall surveys the vast field of modern scholarship in order to interpret Newton's mathematical and experimental approach to nature. Mathematics was always the deepest, most innovative and productive of Newton's interests. However, he was also a historian, theologian, chemist, civil servant, and natural philosopher. These diverse studies were unified in his single design as a Christian to explore every facet of God's creation. The story of Newton's life and discoveries has been greatly altered by exploration of his huge manuscript legacy during the last forty years, throwing new light upon his personality and intellect. Hall's discussion of this research shows that Newton cannot simply be explained as a Platonist, mystic, or magus. He remains a complex and enigmatic genius with an immensely imaginative and commonsensical mind.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521566698
(228mm x 152mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 11-Apr-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author A. Rupert Hall
Correspondence of Isaac Newton, Paperback (October 2008)
The seventh and final volume of Newton's letters.
Henry More, Paperback (April 2002)
Thorough, accessible biography of the greatest English metaphysical theologian and peer of Newton.
Isaac Newton, Hardback (December 1998)
This work by one of this century's most eminent Newtonian scholars - Rupert Hall - brings together for the first time the early 18th century biographical notices of Sir Isaac Newton. The centrepiece of the book is a brand new translation of Paolo Frisi's biography, the first published on Newton in 1778.
Renaissance and Revolution, Paperback (October 1997)» View all books by A. Rupert Hall
A collection of fifteen essays on some of the problems associated with the Scientific Revolution.
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