In the presence of the Creator: Isaac Newton and his times

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Free Press, 1984 - Biography & Autobiography - 623 pages
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Publisher description: Gale E. Christianson has turned his full attention to one man alone, Isaac Newton, who emerges full-blown in these pages not merely as a preeminent astronomer but as the figure history has long known him to be : the greatest scientific thinker of modern times.

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Picked this work up before the Easter weekend. Though Christianson's interest in finding the source of Newton's "genius" is a bit old-fashioned, the author's rich recreation of Newton's milieu is ... Read full review

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About the author (1984)

Gale E. Christianson is retired from Indiana State University, where he served as Distinguished Professor of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of History. Among his many books are In the Presence of the Creator: Isaac Newton and His Times, Edwin Hubble: Mariner of the Nebulae, and
Greenhouse: The 200-Hundred Year Story of Global Warming. He is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Huntington Library Fellow, and the recipient of numerous other grants and awards. Christianson lives in Terre Haute, where he continues to research and write.

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