ISAAC NEWTON S METAPHYSSICS

‡ Life ‡ Residence ‡ Religion ±

± 1643 - 1727 ± England

Arianism

‡ Got irritated easily ‡ Prosperous family ‡ theory of gravitation by watching the fall of an apple from a tree

Astronom er

Theologian
Issac Newton

Mathemati cian

Aalchemist

Natural philosopher

Telescope Space and Time Prism Calculus

ABSOLOU E SPACE AND ABSLOU E IME

Principia Mathematica (1687) Newtonian Metaphysics

‡ space is unmovable,similar ‡ exists independently of the existence of bodies ‡ objects can be described as moving in relation to space itself. ‡ Relative space is some movable ‡ we measure space only relative to other objects in space

‡ Clocks weren't perfect ‡ An absolute time that was similar to a universal, God-like time ‡ same for everyone, everywhere(north pole) ‡ Hour, a Day, a Month, a Year ,all incorrect

‡absolute space and time independent physical events ‡stage setting within which physical phenomena occur

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