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History and Philosophy of Mechanics: Newton's Principia Mathematica
A tree said to be descended from the tree that Newton sat under while he thought about gravity. Photo courtesy of jmurray000 on Flickr. CC-BY-NC-SA)
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This course focuses on an in-depth reading of Principia Mathematica Philosophiae Naturalis by Isaac Newton, as well as several related commentaries and historical philosophical texts.
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