Newton’s Theology of Mathematical Problems

  • A.L. Samian
Part of the Analecta Husserliana book series (ANHU, volume 102)


Isaac Newton’s contribution to the quantitative aspects of science is well-known. His Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica has provided the paradigm for physics and astronomy for more than a century. However, not much has been written about the qualitative aspects of his creative endeavor. In this article, the author attempts to examine the relationship between his theology and mathematical problems that are embedded in his philosophy of mathematics, particularly in his overall program of mathematizing the phenomena.


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