Newton and the Cambridge Platonists

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Abstract

An account of Isaac Newton's relations, both personal and philosophical, to the Cambridge Platonists, especially Henry More and Ralph Cudworth. Topics include: physiology, atomism, gravity, spirits, hypotheses; and space.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Early Modern Philosophy and the Sciences
EditorsDana Jalobeanu, Charles T. Wolfe
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
PublisherSpringer
Pages1-12
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-20791-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Sept 2019

Keywords

  • Isaac Newton, Henry More, Ralph Cudworth, Cambridge Platonists, physiology, atomism, gravity, spirits, hypotheses, space

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