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1: A National Man 2: Playing philosophically 3: The Marvellous years 4: The censorious multitude 5: A true hermetic philosopher 6: One of God's choen few 7: The Divine Book 8: In the city 9: Lord and Master of all 10: Centaurs and other animals

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Dr Robert Iliffe is currently Reader at the Centre for History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Imperial College. He is also editor of the journal History of Science, and Editorial Director of the Newton Project, an international undertaking which provides him with the unique access to Newton's original writings, many of which have not yet been made public. He has published a number of articles on early modern history and the history of science, and is completing a major book for Yale University Press on Newton's theology.

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Slim yet informative...The style is elegant and he steers through the shoals of Newton's difficult personality - he made enemies everywhere he went - and the more controversial aspects of his career - the alchemy and heresy - with an assured hand. * Joe Cushley, What's On In London *

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