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Newton and the origin of civilization / Jed Z. Buchwald & Mordechai Feingold.
- Buchwald, Jed Z.
- , ©2013
About this work
Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, , ©2013.
ix, 528 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. -514) and index.
Troubled Senses -- Troubled Numbers -- Erudition and Chronology in Seventeenth-Century England -- Isaac Newton on Prophecies and Idolatry -- Aberrant Numbers : The Propagation of Mankind before and after the Deluge -- Newtonian History -- Text and Testimony -- Interpreting Words -- Publication and Reaction -- The War on Newton in England -- The War on Newton in France -- The Demise of Chronology -- Evidence and History -- Appendix A: Signs, Conventions, Dating, and Definitions -- Appendix B: Newton's Computational Methods -- Appendix C: Commented Extracts from Newton's MS Calculations -- Appendix D: Placing Colures on the Original Star Globe -- Appendix E: Hesiod, Thales, and Stellar Risings and Settings.
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Location StatusHistory of MedicineBZP (Newton) Open shelves