Never at Rest
A Biography of Isaac Newton
By (author) Richard S. Westfall
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Never at Rest by Richard S. Westfall
Book DescriptionThis richly detailed 1981 biography captures both the personal life and the scientific career of Isaac Newton, presenting a fully rounded picture of Newton the man, the scientist, the philosopher, the theologian, and the public figure. Professor Westfall treats all aspects of Newton's career, but his account centres on a full description of Newton's achievements in science. Thus the core of the work describes the development of the calculus, the experimentation that altered the direction of the science of optics, and especially the investigations in celestial dynamics that led to the law of universal gravitation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521274357
(234mm x 156mm x 47mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 29-Apr-1983
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Richard S. Westfall
Life of Isaac Newton, Paperback (September 2015)
A concise biography of Isaac Newton, one of the greatest scientists in history.
Newton, Paperback (August 1995)» View all books by Richard S. Westfall
At last-an illuminating and accessible edition of Isaac Newton's writings, intended for nonspecialist readers. I. Bernard Cohen and Richard S. Westfall have meticulously collected representative works from every major aspect of Newton's intellectual life.
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