Read this for not only insight into one of our most important minds, but for historical perspective and knowledge about our world.Published 3 months ago by Booklover49
Excellent work. This book digs deeply the life and work of Isaac Newton, not shirking the notes mathematicians.
A comprehensive and very well written compilation of sir Isaac Newton's life and works. A fascinating trip to Newton's age and the related discoveries that prepared his outstanding... Read morePublished 19 months ago by R. Petronio Araujo
I bought this book to find the details and straighten out the mysteries of Newton's anomalous persona, which you hear repeatedly in any historical account of physics; Newton... Read morePublished on May 15, 2012 by Kenneth Florek
Thoroughly researched. Perhaps a little heavy with footnotes that might have been incorporated into the text. Read morePublished on August 13, 2009 by Mary V. O'Connor
After looking at various biographies of Isaac Newton I finally decided to purchase this one as it was thought to be the most thorough. And it is thorough indeed. Read morePublished on January 21, 2009 by Joseph Devon
I just finished Westfall's biography of Sir Isaac Newton. The man was way more amazing than I ever expected. Read morePublished on January 15, 2006 by Michael W. Weber