A preliminary reassessment of Newton's alchemy

  title={A preliminary reassessment of Newton's alchemy},
  author={William Newman and Robert Iliffe and George Elwood Smith},

Causation and gravitation in George Cheyne's Newtonian natural philosophy.

  • P. Connolly
  • Philosophy
    Studies in history and philosophy of science
  • 2021

Frameworks for Historians and Philosophers

  • A. CurrieKirsten Walsh
  • Philosophy
    HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science
  • 2019
The past can be a stubborn subject: it is complex, heterogeneous, and opaque. To understand it, one must decide which aspects of the past to emphasize and which to minimize. Enter frameworks.

Newton's Scaffolding: the instrumental roles of his optical hypotheses

The entities and processes included in Newton's optical hypothesis are not simply assumed hypothetical posits, Rather, they play instrumental roles in Newton’s experimental philosophy.

Newton on Islandworld: Ontic-Driven Explanations of Scientific Method

Philosophers and scientists often cite ontic factors when explaining the methods and success of scientific inquiry. That is, the adoption of a method or approach (and its subsequent success or



‘A duty of the greatest moment’: Isaac Newton and the writing of biblical criticism

  • S. Mandelbrote
  • Education
    The British Journal for the History of Science
  • 1993
Will Ladislaw's words, which so disillusion the young Dorothea, might also depress the modern interpreter of Newton's theology. Encountering the bulk of Newton's manuscript theology, it is tempting

"God of Gods, and Lord of Lords": The Theology of Isaac Newton's General Scholium to the Principia

Cet article presente d'abord un resume de l'apologetique presente dans le scholium general des Principia Mathematica de Newton. L'auteur met ensuite en lumiere la presentation de Dieu dans ce meme

Newton and empiricism

Introduction I. The Roots of Newton's Experimental Method 1. Stephen Gaukroger (Aberdeen & Sydney): "Empiricism as a Development of Experimental Natural Philosophy" 2. Dana Jalobeanu (Bucharest):