This is a complete edition in eight volumes of all the known mathematical papers of Isaac Newton - edited, annotated and translated by D. T. Whiteside. Papers originally in Latin are provided with… Expand

On 18 July 1733, half a dozen years after Isaac Newton's death, Dr William Derham (a close friend during his last years) observed that "S' Is[aac] ... abhorred all Contests.... And for this reason,… Expand

Since S.P. Rigaud’s pioneering Historical essay appeared in 18381 there have been many, from Rouse Ball, Cajori and Beth down to I.B. Cohen, A.R. Hall, J.W. Herivel and R.S. Westfall in our own day,… Expand

‘Newton and mathematics’, not ‘Newton’s mathematics’ in any very narrow sense, is my theme in this paper. Expect no flash and bang of verbal pyrotechnics. My mood will be one of musing — even maudlin… Expand

The conventional view of the prehistory of Newton's synthesis in the Principia of his predecessors' work in planetary theory and terrestrial gravitation is still not seriously changed from that which… Expand