less than 1 minute read

Mechanical Philosophy

Bibliography

Dobbs, Betty Jo Teeter. The Janus Faces of Genius: The Role of Alchemy in Newton's Thought. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

French, Roger. William Harvey's Natural Philosophy. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Garber, Daniel. Descartes' Metaphysical Physics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992.

Hutchison, Keith. "What Happened to Occult Qualities in the Scientific Revolution?" Isis 73, no. 2 (1982): 233–253.

Kargon, Robert Hugh. Atomism in England from Hariot to Newton. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1966.

Lüthy, Christoph, John E. Murdoch, and William R. Newman, eds. Late Medieval and Early Modern Corpuscular Matter Theory. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2001.

Mintz, Samuel I. The Hunting of Leviathan: Seventeenth-Century Reactions to the Materialism and Moral Philosophy of Thomas Hobbes. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1962.

Osler, Margaret J. Divine Will and the Mechanical Philosophy: Gassendi and Descartes on Contingency and Necessity in the Created World. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Westfall, Richard S. The Construction of Modern Science: Mechanisms and Mechanics. New York: Wiley, 1971.

——. Never at Rest: A Biography of Isaac Newton. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1980.

Additional topics

Science EncyclopediaScience & Philosophy: Mathematics to Methanal trimerMechanical Philosophy - Background, Major Advocates Of The Mechanical Philosophy, Later Developments, Bibliography