On the shoulders of giants: a Shandean postscript

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Free Press, 1965 - Biography & Autobiography - 289 pages
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A parody of scholarly essays traces the origins of Newton's famous quotation and examines the history of ideas

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Robert K. Merton is University Pro-fessor at Columbia.