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The Newtonian Moment Isaac Newton and the Making of Modern Culture by Mordechai Feingold

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7391327M
ISBN 100195177347
ISBN 109780195177343

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The Newtonian Moment is an introductory survey: just as the illustrations of individual pages from various 18th century texts makes one long to be able to see the rest of those texts, Feingold's descriptions leave one hungry to learn more. It is certainly more than adequate as a an exhibit-catalogue, but also feels a bit like merely the outline. The Newtonian Moment: Science and the Making of Modern Culture, exhibition at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library. This website is part of The New York Public Library's Online Exhibition Archive. For current classes, programs, and exhibitions, please visit Dec 01,  · The Newtonian Moment, a companion volume to a forthcoming exhibition by the New York Public Library, investigates the effect that Newton's theories and discoveries had, not only on the growth of science, but also on the very shape of modern culture and thought. Newton's scientific work at Cambridge was by: The Newtonian Moment illuminates the many facets of his colossal accomplishments, as well as the debates over the kind of knowledge that his accomplishments engendered. The book contributes to a greater understanding of the world today by offering a panoramic view of the profound impact of Newtonianism on the science, literature, art, and.

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