On the Past and Future of Natural Philosophy

@article{Noll2006OnTP,
  title={On the Past and Future of Natural Philosophy},
  author={Walter Noll},
  journal={Journal of Elasticity},
  year={2006},
  volume={84},
  pages={1-11}
}
  • W. Noll
  • Published 23 June 2006
  • Education
  • Journal of Elasticity
“.... the term 'natural philosophy', which is a rendering of Aristotle’s 'physics', was appropriated in the 17th century to the new natural science of Galileo and Newton... Apparently this usage continued in England when it had become obsolete in other countries. And even now there are survivals of this usage.....and there are professors of 'natural philosophy' who are engaged in nuclear research. ” 
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