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Newton's Notebook: The Life, Times, and Discoveries of Isaac Newton Hardcover – 6 Apr 2010


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Joel Levy is a writer and journalist specializing in science and the history of science. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including: "Poison: A Social History," "Great Scientists," and "Mad Science." He lives in London.

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Fantastic intro to the Genius of Newton 28 May 2013
By Mr. MG - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I have always been a fan of Isaac Newton and have read several big biographies of the man. This book is a nice addition to my collection... every two pages introduces a new topic from his life and includes artifacts and illustrations to bring to life his accomplishments and the times in which he lived, and as such is a different and very entertaining and enlightening biography. HIGHLY recommended for all readers other than young children.
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Why should a shorter biography be subjectively more valuable than ... 2 Nov. 2014
By Chuckwallah - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Why should a shorter biography be subjectively more valuable than a long one? I think perhaps for the same reason an aphorism can be more valuable than a philosophical essay; it is focused and it sticks in the mind. Not that one can replace the other, but that it lets the salient points stand out. I think I can now appreciate Newton's gifts more than before reading Levy' distillation. The one question Levy does not address (nor does anyone else) intrigues me: did Newton's confused sexuality contribute to or detract from his genius. I wonder.
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