# The Annus mirabilis of Sir Isaac Newton, 1666-1966 /

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Imprint: | Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Press, [1970 or 1] |
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Description: | viii, 351 p. illus., facsims., ports. 27 cm. |

Language: | English |

Subject: | Newton, Isaac, -- 1642-1727. Newton, Isaac, -- 1642-1727 |

Format: | Print Book |

URL for this record: | http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8133086 |

**Table of Contents:**

- [1.] Newton's life and society: The lad from Lincolnshire / Frank E. Manuel
- Newton and his society / Christopher Hill
- [2.] 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 (translated by J.M. Briggs, Jr.)
- 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. SchuÌˆcking
- [3.] 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
- [4.] 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.