Isaac Newton's scientific method : turning data into evidence about gravity and cosmology

Harper presents an account of Isaac Newton's work on gravity and the cosmos. He argues that Newton's inferences from phenomena realize an ideal of empirical success that is richer than prediction, and explores the ways in which Newton's method aims to turn theoretical questions into o...

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Main Author: Harper, William L.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2011, 2011
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Summary:Harper presents an account of Isaac Newton's work on gravity and the cosmos. He argues that Newton's inferences from phenomena realize an ideal of empirical success that is richer than prediction, and explores the ways in which Newton's method aims to turn theoretical questions into ones which can be answered empirically
Physical Description:1 online resource ill
ISBN:9780191728679
0191728675