Newtonism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Newton +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

Newtonism (uncountable)

  1. Synonym of Newtonianism
    • 2003, Roy Porter, The Cambridge History of Science: Volume 4, Eighteenth-Century Science:
      This did not constitute a rejection of Newtonism, for some of the critics claimed that the Newtonian physiologists had not been Newtonian enough because they had not relied on experiments.