The Annus Mirabilis of Sir Isaac Newton 1666-1966: Newton, Sir Isaac; Robert Palter (Ed.) The Annus Mirabilis of Sir Isaac Newton 1666-1966: Newton, Sir Isaac; Robert Palter (Ed.) The Annus Mirabilis of Sir Isaac Newton 1666-1966: Newton, Sir Isaac; Robert Palter (Ed.)

The Annus Mirabilis of Sir Isaac Newton 1666-1966

Newton, Sir Isaac; Robert Palter (Ed.)

Published by The M.I.T. Press, Cambridge, MA, 1970
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Quarto. VIII, 351, [1]pp. Original paper covered boards with white lettering on spine. This volume, containing articles by most of the prominent contemporary Newtonian scholars, is the product of a symposium held in honor of Newton's "Annus Mirabilis" at the University of Texas in November, 1966. This work was originally published in The Texas Quarterly (10/3/1967). The major articles and their authors are as follows: Introduction, Robert Palter. I. Newton's Life and Society: The Lad from Lincolnshire, Frank E. Manuel. Newton and His Society, Christopher Hill. II. Newton's Scientific Achievements: Newton and the Theory of Matter, A. Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall. Sources and Strengths of Newton's Early Mathematical Thought, D. T. Whiteside. Uneasily Fitful Reflections on Fits of Easy Transmission, Richard S. Westfall. Newton's and Leibniz' Dynamics, Pierre Costabel. Newton's Achievements in Dynamics, John Herivel. Newton's Second Law and the Concept of Force in the Principia, I. Bernard Cohen. Reactions of Late Baroque Mechanics to Success, Conjecture, Error, and Failure in Newton's Principia, C. Truesdell. Newtonian Cosmology, E. L. Schücking. III. Philosophical Analysis of Newton's Scientific Achievements: Newton and the Inductive Method, Robert Palter. Newtonian Space-Time, Howard Stein. The Philosophical Significance of Newton's Science, Dudley Shapere. IV. Newton's Influence: The Apotheosis of Newton in Art, Francis Haskell. Mechanical Philosophy and Hypothetical Physiology, William Coleman. The Religious Consequences of Newton's Thought, John Herman Randall, Jr. The critical comments were written by David Hakes, Lawrence Stone, Asger Aaboe, Thomas S. Kuhn, J. M. Briggs, Jr., Gerd Buchdahl, J. E. McGuire, A. E. Woodruff, and Jürgen Ehlers. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 29405

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Title: The Annus Mirabilis of Sir Isaac Newton 1666...

Publisher: The M.I.T. Press, Cambridge, MA

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First edition.

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