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Gravity: Manifest or Mechanical? Revisiting the Leibniz-Clarke Correspondence

[Note: In my seminar on “The Scientific Revolution” this semester, I assigned graduate students to write a blog post that, once revised by the class during a workshop, I would publish on my¬†“Labyrinth of Nature” blog. This is the third piece from that seminar, by Master’s history student¬† J.D. Wolflick.] In 1687, Isaac Newton published […]

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