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6. One of God’s chosen few

6. One of God’s chosen few  

Rob Iliffe

in Newton: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191777202
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10.1093/actrade/9780199298037.003.0006
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‘One of God's chosen few’ explains how at some point, probably in the early 1670s, Newton became a radical anti-trinitarian, holding that the conventional doctrine of the Holy Trinity was ... More
10. Centaurs and other animals

10. Centaurs and other animals  

Rob Iliffe

in Newton: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191777202
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10.1093/actrade/9780199298037.003.0010
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‘Centaurs and other animals’ examines the final decade of Newton's life. Newton continued his relentless pursuit of religious truth: massive drafts on early church history survive, many ... More
3. The marvellous years

3. The marvellous years  

Rob Iliffe

in Newton: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191777202
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10.1093/actrade/9780199298037.003.0003
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‘The marvellous years’ describes Newton's years at Cambridge. The first decades of the seventeenth century witnessed an exponential growth in the understanding of the Earth and heavens, a ... More
1. New worlds and old worlds

1. New worlds and old worlds  

Lawrence M. Principe

in The Scientific Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777493
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10.1093/actrade/9780199567416.003.0002
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‘New worlds and old worlds’ outlines the background of the scientific revolution in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The Italian Renaissance was not the first rebirth of Latin ... More
4. The sublunar world

4. The sublunar world  

Lawrence M. Principe

in The Scientific Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2011
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9780191777493
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10.1093/actrade/9780199567416.003.0005
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‘The sublunar world’ explores how the early modern view of the world moved on from Aristotle's teachings. Nicholas Steno found that layers of rock provided information about the earth's ... More
3. Conflicts with philosophers

3. Conflicts with philosophers  

Stillman Drake

in Galileo: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191776809
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854568.003.0003
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‘Conflicts with philosophers’ outlines some of the disagreements Galileo had with natural philosophers. In 1604 Galileo had a feud with a philosopher over the distance of a supernova from ... More

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