Book ID: CBB000110610

The Foundations of Newtonian Scholarship (2000)

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Dalitz, Richard H. (Editor)
Nauenberg, Michael (Editor)


World Scientific


Publication Date: 2000
Physical Details: xviii + 242 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables
Language: English

Description Contents: I. Bernard Cohen, Newton's Scholarship in Historical Perspective; A. E. Shapiro, Newton's Experimental Investigation of Diffraction for the Opticks: A Preliminary Study; Michael Nauenberg, Comparison of Newton's Diffraction Measurements with the Theory of Fresnel; J. B. Brackenridge, Newton's Dynamics: The Diagram as a Diagnostic Device; G. E. Smith, Fluid Resistance: Why Did Newton Change His Mind? Michael Nauenberg, Addendum to G Smith's “Fluid Resistance: Why Did Newton Change His Mind?” J. Fauvel, Newton's Mathematical Language; M. Nauenberg, Newton's Expansion for the Square Root of an Algebraic Equation by an Equivalent Arithmetic Method; Michael Nauenberg, Newton's Portsmouth Perturbation Method and Its Application to Lunar Motion; A. Rupert Hall, Review and Reminiscences; D. T. Whiteside, How Does One Come to Edit Newton's Mathematics? C. Wilson, From Kepler to Newton: Telling the Tale.


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Review Hatch, Robert Alan (2004) Review of "The Foundations of Newtonian Scholarship". Journal for the History of Astronomy (p. 367). unapi

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Review Meli, Domenico Bertoloni (2004) Review of "The Foundations of Newtonian Scholarship". Studies in History and Philosophy of Science (p. 667). unapi

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