The hidden truth of creation: Newton's method of fluxions

  title={The hidden truth of creation: Newton's method of fluxions},
  author={Ayval Ramati},
  journal={The British Journal for the History of Science},
  pages={417 - 438}
  • Ayval Ramati
  • Published 1 December 2001
  • Philosophy
  • The British Journal for the History of Science
Throughout his life, Newton searched for the machinery through which God creates, designs and sustains the world. He believed that the Creator is a God of Dominion who continuously preserves His creation through secondary mechanical causes or through direct, voluntary actions. God periodically intervenes in order to restore the pure and divine state of creation, deteriorated due to material interactions in a natural process of decay. The restoration, whether through matter or through chosen… 
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