Portrait of Isaac Newton

Counterfeiting Science: The Uses of Evidence in the Newton-Leibniz Priority Dispute

Date: 
Wed., Jan. 8, 2020
7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Category: 
Lectures
Location: 
Rothenberg Hall
Event Notes: 
Free; reservations required.
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Rob Iliffe, professor of the history of science at the University of Oxford, discusses two little-known documents that reveal how Isaac Newton's approach to prosecuting contemporary counterfeiters as a warden of the Royal Mint was closely related to his strategy for revealing the corruption of Christianity.