Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 June 2003

624 Pages | 171 figures

ISBN: 9780198526759

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Newton's Principia for the Common Reader

S. Chandrasekhar

A Clarendon Press Publication

Professor Chandrasekhar's work is an attempt by a distinguished practicing scientist to read and comprehend the enormous intellectual achievement of the Principia without recourse to secondary sources. This text has stimulated great interest and debate among the scientific community, illuminating the brilliance of Newton's work under the gaze of Chandrasekhar's rare perception.