Isaac Newton /

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Author / Creator:Christianson, Gale E.
Imprint:New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Description:xiii, 144 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Language:English
Series:Lives and legacies
Subject:Newton, Isaac, -- 1642-1727.
Newton, Isaac, -- 1642-1727
Physicists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Physicists.
Great Britain.
Biography.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5792486
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ISBN:9780195300703
019530070X
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-139) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • 1. "To Play Philosophically"
  • 2. "My Greater Friend"
  • 3. Of Genius, Fire, and Plague
  • 4. The Revolutionary Professor
  • 5. "Kindling Coal"
  • 6. The Alchemist
  • 7. "A Book Nobody Understands"
  • 8. "Your Most Unfortunate Servant"
  • 9. Mark of the Lion
  • 10. The Royal Society
  • 11. War
  • 12. "Like a Boy on the Seashore"
  • Notes
  • Further Reading
  • Index