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Biographical Study of Isaac Newton
Richard Westfall, Indiana University, Bloomington

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Never at Rest: A Biography of Isaac Newton (Book) [show prizes]
Title: Never at Rest: A Biography of Isaac Newton
Author: Richard Westfall
Abstract: This richly detailed 1981 biography captures both the personal life and the scientific career of Isaac Newton, presenting a fully rounded picture of Newton the man, the scientist, the philosopher, the theologian, and the public figure. Professor Westfall treats all aspects of Newton's career, but his account centres on a full description of Newton's achievements in science. Thus the core of the work describes the development of the calculus, the experimentation that altered the direction of the science of optics, and especially the investigations in celestial dynamics that led to the law of universal gravitation.
Year: 1981
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Primary URL Description: Cambridge UP website
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9781107340664
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes