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The Reception of Isaac Newton in Europe


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Volume I. Language communities, Regions and Countries: The Geography of Newtonianism List of Illustrations Series Editor's Preface Elinor Shaffer Acknowledgements List of Contributors Timeline: European Reception of Isaac Newton 1642-1900 Editor's Introduction Scott Mandelbrote and Helmut Pulte 1. The Reception of Newton in the French-Speaking Lands John Bennett Shank 2. Newton in the German-speaking Lands Thomas Ahnert 3. Newton's Reception in the Low Countries Eric Jorink and Huib Zuidervaart 4. The Reception of Newtonian Natural Philosophy in Scandinavia Helge Kragh 5. The Reception of Newton in Finland and the Baltic States Maija Kallinen 6. Newton in the Iberian Peninsula Antoni Malet 7. Newton in Italy Massimo Mazzotti 8. The Hungarian Reception of Newton Gabor A. Zemplen 9. ?he Reception of Newtonianism in the Greek-speaking Regions of the Eighteenth Century Kostas Gavroglu and Manolis Patiniotis 10. Better than a Samoyed: Newton's Reception in Russia Simon Werrett Bibliography (Volume 1) Volume II. Themes and Areas of Study: The Content of Newtonianism 11. The Reception of Newton's Method of Series and Fluxions in Europe Niccolo Guicciardini 12. Newton's Algebra Jaqueline Stedall 13. Influence of Newton's Principia on the Development of Continuum Mechanics and Rigid Body Dynamics on the Continent Gleb K. Mikhailov 14. Newton's Celestial Mechanics and Gravitational Theory Michael Nauenberg 15. The Reception of Newton's Principles of Mechanics and Concept of Force Eric Watkins 16. Impact on Methodology Helmut Pulte 17. Newton's work in French Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, 1780-1830 Ivor Grattan-Guinness 18. The Reception of Newton's Optical Work Alan E. Shapiro 19. The Reception of Newton's Theory of Matter and his Atomism Catherine Wilson 20. Newton, Newtonianism, and the Roles of Experiment Friedrich Steinle 21. The Persistence of Mechanical Imagery: Electricity and Magnetism in a Newtonian World Roderick W. Home 22. Chemistry and Alchemy Lawrence M. Principe 23. The Impact of Newton on Biology on the Continent in the Eighteenth Century Peter McLaughlin 24. Newton and the Evidences of the Christian Religion Scott Mandelbrote 25. Newton in Poetry Simone De Angelis 26. Newtonian Biography 1727-1822 Robert Iliffe Bibliography (Volume 2) Volume III. Rivals, Friends and Critics: Individual and Group Responses to Newtonianism 27. Newton's Impact on the Enlightenment Mordechai Feingold 28. The Popularization of Newtonianism in the Eighteenth Century Andreas Kleinert 29. Newton and Huygens Rienk Vermij 30. Newton and Leibniz Herbert Breger 31. Newton's Influence on the Mathematicians and Physicists of the Bernoulli Family and on Jacob Hermann David Speiser-Bar and Diarmuid O Mathuna 32. Isaac Newton and Christian Wolff Thomas Ahnert 33. Maupertuis and Newton Mary Terrall 34. Emilie du Chatelet Sarah Hutton 35. Voltaire and Newton Francois de Gandt 36. Newton in the Encyclopedie of Diderot and d'Alembert: Perceptions and Debates over Newton's Theories during the French Enlightenment Koffi N. Maglo 37. Newton in the Collegio Romano: Borgondio to Boscovich (1713-1745) Ugo Baldini 38. Women readers of Newton in eighteenth-century Italy Marta Cavazza 39. Newton and Euler Sebastien Maronne and Marco Panza 40. Lavoisier and Newton Marco Beretta 41. Newton and Kant on Absolute Space: From Theology to Transcendental Philosophy Michael Friedman 42. No longer the Focal Point: Goethe and Newtonianism Myles W. Jackson 43. Hegel and Newton Wolfgang Bonsiepen 44. Fruitful Misinterpretations - Mach and Einstein on Newton Klaus Hentschel Bibliography Bibliography (Volume 3) Index (Volumes 1, 2, 3)

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Comprehensive survey of Isaac Newton's reception across Europe by leading international scholars.

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Scott Mandelbrote is Fellow and Director of Studies in History at Peterhouse, University of Cambridge, UK. Helmut Pulte is Chair for Philosophy and History of Science at Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany.

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