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Janiak, Andrew

Newton

Janiak, Andrew - Newton, ebook

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Newton is an evocative intellectual history of the life and ideas of Isaac Newton the natural philosopher, covering his influential thoughts about philosophical problems, our knowledge of nature, and even the nature of the divine.

  • Offers a comprehensive and highly accessible introduction to the life and ideas of Isaac Newton, emphasizing his influential contributions to the field of philosophy
  • Covers the principal philosophical topics that captivated Newton’s mind, from our knowledge of nature to the nature of the divine
  • Includes the most recent and innovative research regarding Newton’s views on theology and philosophy
  • Emphasizes the philosophical importance of Newton’s work to the history of philosophy and his engagement with the ideas of both historic and contemporary figures such as Galileo and Descartes, Leibniz and Locke

Keywords: Isaac Newton, philosophy of science, seventeenth century, Newton’s theological views, alchemy, Opticks, optical work, Principia, Cartesian concepts, Kepler’s Laws, principle of inertia, history of philosophy, system of the world, metaphysics, philosophical theology, Descartes, Leibniz, Kant, Newton as philosopher, biblical interpretation, Galileo, Locke, history of science, Isaac Newton, philosophy of science, seventeenth century, Newton’s theological views, alchemy, Opticks, optical work, Principia, Cartesian concepts, Kepler’s Laws, principle of inertia, history of philosophy, system of the world, metaphysics, philosophical theology, Descartes, Leibniz, Kant, Newton as philosopher, biblical interpretation, Galileo, Locke, history of science, History of Philosophy

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Blackwell Great Minds
Page amount
216 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118326725
Printed ISBN
9781405187282

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