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Philosophers at War: The Quarrel Between Newton and Leibniz

A. Rupert Hall
Publisher: 
Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 
2002
Number of Pages: 
352
Format: 
Paperback
Price: 
43.00
ISBN: 
052152489X
Category: 
Monograph
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 Preface; Chronological outline; 1. Introduction; 2. Beginnings in Cambridge; 3. Newton states his claim: 1685; 4. Leibniz encounters Newton: 1672–1676; 5. The emergence of the calculus: 1677–1699; 6. The outbreak: 1693–1700; 7. Open warfare: 1700–1710; 8. The philosophical debate; 9. Thrust and parry: 1710–1713; 10. The dogs of war: 1713–1715; 11. War beyond death: 1715–1722; Appendix; Notes; Index.

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