Isaac Newton

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Noun1.Isaac Newton - English mathematician and physicistIsaac Newton - English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727)
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And terrifyingly, despite Clegg's plea for school syllabuses to look beyond old-hat Newtonian science to focus more on relativity, there is apparently still so much about the fundamental nature of existence that remains guesswork.
Bernard Cohen, this method triangulated data and theory in a way that was unique to Newtonian science.
In cyclical fashion, the final essay, Matthew Wickman's "Alba Newton and Alasdair Gray" brings us back to a discussion of Newtonian science and its impact on Scottish literature.
Such a protest hardly seems original, dating back at least to William Blake's contestation of Newtonian science in the name of 'living proportion', and on to the terrain of the various twentieth-century rebukes of science and technology from Heidegger to the Frankfurt School.
Unfortunately, Poincare's findings were at odds with the scientists' belief in the certainty of physical prediction, which was the touchstone for Newtonian science.
Claiming that this notion, though in accord with Newtonian science, comes up against the physics of Einstein, Noble examines the segregation of physical sciences from social sciences; revealing how a single global marketplace has forced various academic disciplines into anomalous positions while demonstrating the need for humanity to move toward a more ecological view of an interconnected world.
25) The Newtonian science dominated Western civilization both as a framework for scientific investigation and as an idea that the universe was ordered, mechanistic, and predictable.
Warburton embraced both Newtonian science and the authority of scripture, and he defended the alliance of the national church with the state.
For example, when 19th century war theorist Carl von Clausewitz introduced the metaphors of friction and center of gravity in his book On War, he was limited in his ability to extend and replace the metaphors drawing on the state of Newtonian science in his time.
We all pretty much understand (or at least accept) Newtonian science (i.
By thinking forwards, Newton was seeing backwards, and for all that aspects of Newtonian science languished in England in the century after his death, there is no denying, though it is perhaps rarely noted, the impact that his system of thought had on natural philosophers with a bent for natural history.
Heidegger's "originary thinking" excludes from that dignity Russian Communism, American capitalism, modern democracy, the ideas of 1789, Enlightenment rationality, Latinity, Galilean and Newtonian science, calculative thinking, technology, universalizing ethics, Cartesian subjectivity.