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Mazzuchelli, Gli Scrittori d'ltalia, Vol. 2, Part 2 (Brescia: Bossini, 1760), pp. 569-570; E. Narducci, Giunte all'Opera 'Gli Scrittori d'ltalia' del Conte Giammaria Mazzuchelli (Rome: Salviucci, 1884), 65; J. Quetif and J. Echard, Scriptores Ordinis Praedicatorum, Vol. 2 (New York: B. Franklin, 1959), p. 123. 21. For Ghini (1490-1556) see G. B. De Toni, "Luca Ghini," in A. , Gli Scienziati Italiani, Vol. 1, Part 1 (Rome: Nardecchia, 1921), pp. 1-4; A. G. Keller, "Luca Ghini," Dictionary of Scientific Biography, 5 (1972), pp.

Cardinal Francesco Maria del Monte was the brother of Guidubaldo del Monte (who figures importantly in this paper), friend and patron of Galileo, well placed in Paduan circles, and active on many technical and scientific fronts in Italy in this pre-Galilean period. Chapter J 2 Newton's Development of the Principia RichardS. Westfall By nature I am incurably empirical. Faced with the assignment to contribute to a book on the springs of scientific creativity, I turned spontaneously to a specific example.

H. W. Turnbull, J. F. Scott, A. R. Hall, and L. Tilling, 7 vols. (London: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1959-1977), 2, pp. 297-313. 7. , 2, pp. 340-367. 8. The best account of the visit is found in a memorandum about Newton by Abraham DeMoivre, which is in the Joseph Halle Schaffner Collection, University of Chicago Library. 9. Herivel, Background, pp. 257-74. 10. R. S. , 1971), pp. 424-56. 11. Principia, trans. Andrew Motte and Florian Cajori, (Berkeley: Univ. of Calif. Press, (1934), p. 2. 12. Herivel, Background, pp.

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