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Newton and the Origin of Civilization

Newton and the Origin of Civilization

Jed Z. Buchwald and Mordechai Feingold

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154787
eISBN:
9781400845187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154787.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Isaac Newton’s Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended, published in 1728, one year after the great man’s death, unleashed a storm of controversy. And for good reason. The book presents a drastically ... More

Ptolemy's Philosophy

Ptolemy's Philosophy

Jacqueline Feke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179582
eISBN:
9780691184036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179582.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The Greco-Roman mathematician Claudius Ptolemy is one of the most significant figures in the history of science. He is remembered today for his astronomy, but his philosophy is almost entirely lost ... More

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