Join our mailing list!
(Your shopping cart is empty)
Diane Publishing Books
James Gleick (au). Here is the story of the scientist who embodied humanity’s quest to unveil the hidden forces that constitute the physical world. Gleick moves between a historical portrait & a focus on Newton’s letters & unpublished notebooks to illuminate the real importance of his work in physics, in optics, & in calculus. We see the old intuitive, alchemical universe out of which Newton’s mathematics first arose & shows us how Newton’s ideas have altered all forms of understanding from history to philosophy. And he gives us a moving account of the conflicting impulses that pulled at this man’s heart: his quiet longings, his rage, his secrecy, the subtleties of a personality that were mirrored in the invisible forces he first identified as the building blocks of science. Illus.
Supporting the Sky
Air Combat: The New Face of War
Behavior & Learning of Animal Babies
Your Mental Health: A Layman's Guide to the Psychiatrist's Bible
Sale Price: $14.00
Guide to Metal Toys
Share your knowledge of this product with other customers...
Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
Become an Affiliate
Send Us Feedback
Copyright ï¿½ 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.