Seventeenth-century natural scientists / edited with introductions by Vere Chappell.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Garland Pub., 1992.
Description
xi, 353 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • General. Occult qualities and the experimental philosophy : active principles in pre-Newtonian matter theory / John Henry
  • The intellectual origins of the Royal Society / P.M. Rattansi
  • Descartes and the method of English science / G.A.J. Rogers
  • Boyle. Philosophy and natural philosophy : Boyle and Spinoza / A. Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall
  • Qualities and powers in the corpuscular philosophy of Robert Boyle / Frederick J. O'Toole
  • God and nature in the thought of Robert Boyle / Timothy Shanahan
  • Huygens. Christiaan Huygens' theory of research / Aant Elzinga
  • Huygens and Newton / A. Rupert Hall
  • Christiaan Huygens and the concept of matter / H.A.M. Snelders
  • Newton. Hypotheses in Newton's philosophy / I. Bernard Cohen
  • Newton's alchemy and his theory of matter / B.J.T. Dobbs
  • Force, electricity, and the powers of living matter in Newton's mature philosophy of nature / R.W. Home
  • Existence, actuality and necessity : Newton on space and time / J.E. McGuire
  • The system of Locke and Newton / G.A.J. Rogers
  • The foundations of Newton's philosophy of nature / Richard S. Westfall.
ISBN
  • 0815305818 ((acid-free paper))
  • 9780815305811 ((acid-free paper))
  • 081530580X
  • 9780815305804
LCCN
91039373
OCLC
24872462
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