Changing Tools: An In-Depth Study of the Development of Isaac Newton’s Working Methods and Methodological Statements in Optics

Dhondt, F. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a workshop/seminar

Description

Introductory presentation to the research-project entitled 'Changing Tools: An In-Depth Study of the Development of Isaac Newton’s Working Methods and Methodological Statements in Optics'. This project provides a chronological analysis of the methods and methodologies used and discussed in Newton’s optical work and aims to map the different developments throughout Newton’s career in that specific domain.
In this presentation an overview is provided of the research gap this project addresses, the objectives treated and the methodology used. These facets are exemplified using the progress made so far and the generated output.
Period13 Jan 2021
Held atCentre for Logic and Philosophy of Science