In 1687, Isaac Newton published "Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica" (the "Principia") a work which represents the greatest single advance in the history of science and human thought. In 1987, Queen's University, the Royal Military College of Canada, and the Royal Society of Canada sponsored a series of public lectures and seminars to celebrate the tercentenary of the publication of the "Principia.".
Intro Contents Acknowledgements Preface Newton and the Scientific Revolution Science, Rationality, and Newton Newton and Adam Smith Isaac Newton, Explorer of the Real World From White Dwarfs to Black Holes: The History of a Revolutionary Idea The Newtonian Contribution to Our Understanding of the Computer Newton's Dream Symmetry in Art and Nature Contributors Organizing Committee.
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