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Introduction to Newton's "Principia."


[Cambridge, Mass.] Harvard University Press, 1971.
ISBN 9780674461758, 0674461754

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Subjects Mechanics -- Early works to 1800.
Mechanics.
Natuurwetenschappen.
Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727. Principia.
Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica (Newton)
Principia (Newton, Isaac)
Description xviii, 380 pages facsimiles 29 cm
Copyright Date 1971.
Notes Introductory volume to the edition by A. Koyre and I.B. Cohen.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-368).
Contents pt. I. An edition of the 'Principia' with variant readings. Interest in the development of the Principia -- The plan of the present edition with variant readings and the problems of Newtonian scholarship -- part II. The writing and first publication of the 'Principia'. Steps toward the Principia -- Writing the Principia -- The completion and printing of the Principia -- part III. Revising the 'Principia'. The first critical evaluations of the Principia -- Revisions, chiefly of the 1690s, and plans for a second edition -- Steps toward a second edition -- part IV. The second and third editions of the 'Principia'. The second edition of the Principia -- The reception of the second edition: the two reprints -- The third edition of the Principia.
Genre Early works.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)177412
(OCoLC)ocm00177412
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Cohen, I. Bernard, 1914-2003.
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