Isaac Newton: Philosophical Writings

Isaac Newton: Philosophical Writings

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Andrew Janiak examines Newton's philosophical positions and his relations to canonical figures in early modern philosophy through Newton's principal philosophical writings. Janiak's study includes excerpts from the Principia and the Opticks, Newton's famous correspondence with Boyle and with Bentley, and his equally significant correspondence with Leibniz, often ignored in favor of Leibniz's later debate with Samuel Clarke. (Newton's exchanges with Leibniz place their different understandings of natural philosophy in sharp relief.)This volume collects together Newtona#39;s principal philosophical writings for the first time.

Title:Isaac Newton: Philosophical Writings
Author:Isaac Newton, Andrew Janiak
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2004-11-18


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