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The Cambridge companion to Newton / edited by Rob Iliffe, University of Oxford, George E. Smith, Tufts University.

Other author/creatorIliffe, Rob, editor.
Other author/creatorSmith, George E. (George Edwin), 1938- editor.
Format Book and Print
EditionSecond edition.
Publication Info Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Descriptionxviii, 637 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Introduction / Rob Iliffe and George E. Smith -- Newton's philosophical analysis of space and time / Robert Disalle -- Newton's concepts of force and mass, with notes on the Laws of Motion / I. Bernard Cohen -- Instantaneious impulse and continuous force: the foundation of Newton's Principia -- The methodology of the Principia / George E. Smith -- Newton's argument for universal gravitation / William Harper -- Newton and celestial mechanics / Curtis Wilson -- Newton's optics and atomism / Alan E. Shapiro -- Newton's metaphysics / Howard Stein -- A brief introduction to the mathematical work of Isaac Newton / Niccolò Guicciardini -- Newton, active powers, and the mechanical philosophy / Alan Gabbey -- A preliminary reassessment of Newton's alchemy / William R. Newman -- The religiou of Isaac Newton / Rob Iliffe -- Isaac Newton, historian / Mordechai Feingold -- Newton and eighteenth-century Christianity / Scott Mandelbrote -- Newton and the Leibniz-Clarke correspondence / Domenico Bertoloni Meli -- Bibliography -- Index.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2015040735
ISBN9781107601741 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN1107601746 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN9781107015463
ISBN1107015464

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