This volume presents Professor Cohen's original interpretation of the revolution that marked the beginnings of modern science and set Newtonian science as the model for the highest level of achievement in other branches of science. It shows that Newton developed a special kind of relation between abstract mathematical constructs and the physical systems that we observe in the world around us by means of experiment and critical observation. The heart of the radical Newtonian style is the construction on the mind of a ...

The Newtonian Revolution 1983, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521273800

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The Newtonian Revolution 1981, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521229647