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I found it very informative on how math, geometry and calculus came to be but found the author tended to jump from one subject to another. In the end it all came together.Published 13 days ago by David M. Cahill
What an incredible lesson in history, biography, middle ages history, etc. ....fascinating, filled with factual information
pertaining to Newton, one of the greatest... Read more
Nice and easy flow. This account offers great insight to just how far we've come to scientific understanding in the midst of superstition and quarantines of old thought.Published 3 months ago by Sean Calvert
I enjoyed the book and learned everything I was hoping to. It's well structured, but I couldn't stand Dolnick's writing style. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Walter Huxley
Learned a great deal about early scientists like Newton and Leibniz. Readable and written in the context of their timesPublished 6 months ago by Sacred Leadership
OK, Do read the other 3-star reviews...they are very complete and telling. And I agree for the most part,
although I don't know what these readers were expecting. Read more
Right up my alley as my favorite reads are about science for laymen. Did I know about these great men? Sure. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Olivia