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The methodology of the Principia
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“Aplatisseur DU MONDE ET DE CASSINI”: Maupertuis, Precision Measurement, and the Shape of the Earth in the 1730s
Dans les annees 1730, l'Academie Royale des Sciences a organise des expe- ditions pour determiner la forme de la terre et pour mesurer les degres terrestres en allant de l'equateur vers les poles.Expand
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Those "whose business it is to Cavill": Newton's anti-catholicism
In November 1690, Isaac Newton completed a study of two texts of Scripture which he thought proved them to be corruptions introduced at a later date. Sending it as “an historical account” to anExpand
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Foreign bodies: travel, empire and the early Royal Society of London. Part 2: the land of experimental knowledge.
  • R. Iliffe
  • Medicine, Sociology
  • Canadian journal of history
  • 1 April 1999
... the English are great lovers of themselves, and of everything belonging to them; they think that there are no other men than themselves, and no other world but England; and whenever they see aExpand
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Material doubts: Hooke, artisan culture and the exchange of information in 1670s London
In this paper I analyse some resources for the history of manipulative skill and the acquisition of knowledge. I focus on a decade in the life of the `ingenious? Robert Hooke, whose social identityExpand
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Priest of Nature: The Religious Worlds of Isaac Newton
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[Review] Peter Dear (1995) Discipline & experience: the mathematical way in the scientific revolution
Mathematics and Logic PETER DEAR, Discipline & Experience: The Mathematical Way in the Scientific Revolution. Chicago : Chicago University Press, 1995. xiii + 290 pp. 6 black-and-whiteExpand
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