Newton and the Netherlands: How Isaac Newton was Fashioned in the Dutch Republic (AUP - Leiden University Press)

Newton and the Netherlands: How Isaac Newton was Fashioned in the Dutch Republic (AUP - Leiden University Press)


The Dutch Republic proved to be super receptive to the groundbreaking rules of Isaac Newton (1643­-1727). Dutch students reminiscent of Willem Jacob Gravesande and Petrus van Musschenbroek performed a very important function within the dissemination of Newton’s paintings, not just within the Netherlands, but additionally within the remainder of Europe. With Newton and the Netherlands, editors Eric Jorink and advert Maas gather quite a few essays that search to contextualize Newtonian principles inside Dutch highbrow heritage and view Newton’s strong impression on his contemporaries within the Netherlands.   

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