Bacon’s idea and Newton’s practice of induction

Philosophica 76 (2005)

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Steffen Ducheyne
University of Ghent
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In this essay, I provide a Baconian reading of Newton’s Principia. I argue that Newton scientific practice was influenced by Bacon’s methodised idea of induction. My focus will be on Newton’s argument of universal gravitation.
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