Isaac Newton
Michael White

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Isaac Newton

The Last Sorcerer

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Publisher
Fourth Estate
Language
English
Pages
402

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Unknown to all but a few, Newton was a practicing alchemist who dabbled with the occult, a tortured, obsessive character who searched for an understanding of the universe by whatever means possible. Sympathetic yet balanced, Michael White's Isaac Newton offers a revelatory picture of Newton as a genius who stood at the point in history where magic ended and science began.

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Cover of: Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton: discovering laws that govern the universe
1999, Blackbirch Press
in English - 1st U.S. ed.
Cover of: Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton: the last sorcerer
1997, Addison-Wesley
in English
Cover of: Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton: The Last Sorcerer
1997, Fourth Estate
in English

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Published in

London

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1 Desertion
Chapter 2 The Changing View of Matter and Energy
Chapter 3 Academia
Chapter 4 Astronomy and Mathematics Before Newton
Chapter 5 A Toe in the Water
Chapter 6 The Search for the Philosophers' Stone
Chapter 7 The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Chapter 8 Feuds
Chapter 9 To the Principia
Chapter 10 Breakdown
Chapter 11 AMetamorphosis
Chapter 12 Old men's Battles
Chapter 13 A Question of Priority
Chapter 14 Joining the Ancients
References
index

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [365]-385) and index.

Genre
Biography.

The Physical Object

Pagination
402 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of pages
402

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL14755733M
ISBN 10
1857024168
OCLC/WorldCat
37742859
Library Thing
135804
Goodreads
5586246

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