Uncovering the Methodology of the Principia (III): A Brief Chronology of Newton’s Methodological Itinerary
In the preceding chapters I have dealt with Newton’s methodology in a systematic rather than strictly chronological fashion. In this brief chapter, I wish to provide a general chronological overview of Newton’s methodological itinerary – thereby summoning together the material we have discussed previously. For this purpose, I shall divide the development of Newton’s methodology in four phases.
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