Between Leibniz, Newton, and Kant: Philosophy and Science in the Eighteenth Century (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science)

ISBN: 9780792371984
Publisher: Springer
Edition: 2001
Publication Date: 2001-09-30
Number of pages: 304
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This addresses the transformations of metaphysics as a discipline, the emergence of analytical mechanics, the diverging avenues of 18th-century Newtonianism, the body-mind problem, and philosophical principles of classification in the life sciences. An appendix contains a critical edition and first translation into English of Newton's scholia from David Gregory's Estate on the Propositions Iv through Ix Book Iii of his Principia.

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