Newton in the Netherlands
(K. van Berkel) The Low Countries - 1993, № 1, pp. 186-191
The notion of the Netherlands as the pivot for ideas from other countries was largely an illusion of early 20th-century Dutch historians. But instances can be found in history where the Low Countries did indeed fulfil such a function. One such example is the reception and diffusion of the ideas of Isaac Newton.
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