[Marxism] [pen-l] Fwd: Isaac Newton and “junk science” | Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

Ian J. Seda-Irizarry isedairi at gmail.com
Sat Apr 9 08:25:10 MDT 2016

It turns out Keynes knew about this a long time ago:

"Newton was not the first of the age of reason. He was the last of the
magicians, the last of the Babylonians and Sumerians..."

On Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 5:20 PM, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:
> Today’s Washington Post has an article with the rather lurid title “Isaac
> Newton spent a lot of time on junk ‘science,’ and this manuscript proves
> it”. It turns out that he was “super into alchemy” as reporter Elahe Izadi
> puts it.
> full: https://louisproyect.org/2016/04/09/isaac-newton-and-junk-science/
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