Isaac Newton: The Last Sorcerer
Unknown to all but a few, Newton was a practicing alchemist who dabbled with the occult, a tortured, obsessive character who searched for an understanding of the universe by whatever means possible. Sympathetic yet balanced, Michael White’s Isaac Newton offers a revelatory picture of Newton as a genius who stood at the point in history where magic ended and science began.
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ISAAC NEWTON: The Last SorcererUser Review - Kirkus
The title gives the slant of this impressive new biography, which emphasizes Newton's intellectual debt to his predecessors. White (Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science, 1992) accuses previous ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - skraft001 - LibraryThing
A well written biography on the life and times of Isaac Newton. The author does particularly well in interspersing writings from Newton and others of that period. The descriptions of his achievements ... Read full review