William Whiston

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Theologian, historian, mathematician

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According to Wikipedia, William Whiston was an English theologian, historian, natural philosopher, and mathematician, a leading figure in the popularisation of the ideas of Isaac Newton. He is now probably best known for helping to instigate the Longitude Act in 1714 and his important translations of the Antiquities of the Jews and other works by Josephus . He was a prominent exponent of Arianism and wrote A New Theory of the Earth.

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William Whiston is most known for their academic work in the field of religious studies. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of history, mathematics, and physics.

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