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(In fact, had his religious convictions become known, he would undoubtedly have had to resign his academic post.) He also indulged in a series of professional feuds, with Robert Hooke, John Flamsteed and Gottfried Leibnitz in particular, that are perhaps the most regrettable blemish on his reputa...Apr 15 2008 | Read Full Review of Newton (Ackroyd's Brief Lives)
After Ackroyd's compressed exegesis of Newton's life, though, I feel even more strongly that for Newton all his studies were part of a whole.Jun 30 2008 | Read Full Review of Newton (Ackroyd's Brief Lives)
Apr 14 2008
Read Full Review of Newton (Ackroyd's Brief Lives)
A man of wide and eclectic interests, Newton blurred the borders between natural philosophy and speculation: he was as passionate about astrology as astronomy and dabbled in alchemy, while his religious faith was never undermined by his determination to interpret a modern universe as a m...
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