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

Portrait of Isaac Newton
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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.

 

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