May 22 – Michael Nauenberg: “Teaching Natural Philosophy in the Age of Enlightenment”

May 22 – Michael Nauenberg: “Teaching Natural Philosophy in the Age of Enlightenment”

“Teaching Natural Philosophy in the Age of Enlightenment”

Michael Nauenberg has published on the foundations of quantum mechanics and has written extensively on the development of calculus in the seventeenth century with particular reference to the work of Isaac Newton, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and John Barrow. His current work is on Newton’s development of celestial mechanics and gravitation.

Michael Nauenberg is Research Professor of Physics at UCSC.