Newton: A Very Short Introduction

Newton: A Very Short Introduction

Rob Liffe


Newton's attractiveness used to be the topic of extreme debate lengthy ahead of his loss of life in 1727. whereas alive, quite a few rivals sought to topple his theories, and his perspectives on faith have been thought of via many to be unorthodox. For the majority of students, even if, his groundbreaking method of technology overrode all else.
This booklet uses formerly unpublished deepest writings and manuscript resources to provide a concise exploration of the interior springs of Newton's complicated personality. Robert Iliffe describes Newton's reports in fields starting from alchemy, physics, and arithmetic, in addition to his arguable non secular ideals, and concludes with a attention of the legacy left after his loss of life. Newton will gratify readers who're attracted to the genuine heritage in the back of one of many world's such a lot mythical scientists.

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