Never at Rest A Biography of Isaac Newton

ISBN-10: 0521274354
ISBN-13: 9780521274357
Edition: 1983
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Book details

List price: $51.00
Copyright year: 1983
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/29/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 928
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Richard S. Westfall was Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University, where he taught from 1963 to 1989. His books include Science and Religion in Seventeenth-Century England; The Construction of Modern Science; Force in Newton�s Physics; Never at Rest: A Biography of Isaac Newton; Essays on the Trial of Galileo; and The Life of Isaac Newton. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Royal Society of Literature.

Preface
Acknowledgments
A note about dates
Abbreviations used in footnotes
The discovery of a new world
A sober, silent, thinking lad
The solitary scholar
Resolving problems by motion
Anni mirabiles
Lucasian professor
Publication and crisis
Rebellion
Years of silence
Principia
Revolution
The Mint
President of the Royal Society
The priority dispute
Years of decline
Bibliographical essay
List of illustrations
Index

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