An editorial history of Newton's regulae philosophandi
Keywords:Isaac Newton, principia mathematica, regulae philosophandi, scientific methodology
In the paper at hand, I provide an editorial history of Isaac Newton's famous regulae philosophandi on the basis of extant manuscript material.
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