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Motte, Andrew -1734

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Works: 50 works in 238 publications in 1 language and 5,706 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Commentaries  History  Juvenile works  Sacred books  Dictionaries  Records and correspondence  Miscellanea 
Roles: Translator, Author
Classifications: QA803, 531
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Publications about Andrew Motte
Publications by Andrew Motte
Publications by Andrew Motte, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Andrew Motte
 
Most widely held works by Andrew Motte
Mathematical principles of natural philosophy ; and, Optics by Isaac Newton( Book )
68 editions published between 1729 and 2008 in English and held by 2,898 libraries worldwide
Optics. By Sir Isaac Newton. Treatise on light, by Christiaan Huygens
Sir Isaac Newton's Mathematical principles of natural philosophy and his System of the world : translated into English by Andrew Motte in 1729 by Isaac Newton( Book )
54 editions published between 1931 and 2003 in English and held by 1,296 libraries worldwide
Prefaces and prologues to famous books, with introductions, notes and illustrations by Charles W Eliot( Book )
8 editions published between 1909 and 2004 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Prefaces, mainly from English works, from Caxton to H.A. Taine
A treatise of the mechanical powers by Andrew Motte( file )
2 editions published between 1727 and 1733 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Sir Isaac Newton's Mathematical principles of natural philosophy : selections by Isaac Newton( Book )
2 editions published between 1934 and 1951 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The Principia by Isaac Newton( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Newton's Principia: The Central Argument makes the great adventure of Principia available not only to modern scholars of history of science, but also to non-specialist undergraduate students of humanities. It moves carefully from Newton's definitions and axioms through the essential propositions, as Newton himself identified them, to the establishment of universal gravitation and elliptical orbits. The guidebook unfolds what is implicit in Newton's words as he himself would have filled in the steps and completes the argument in ways that are authentic and not anachronistic, exactly following Newton's thinking rather than substituting tools of modern calculus or the formulations of modern physics. It is Newton in his own terms, allowing students to reconstruct Newton's propositions authentically. It is not a commentary or a presentation of Newton's propositions as they might appear in a modern textbook. Rather, this guidebook unfolds what is implicit in Newton's words as he would have filled in the steps, while completing the argument in ways that are not anachronistic. Newton's Principia: The Central Argument presents Newton's original text (the selections newly translated for this edition), offers notes and questions for pondering, and then expands Newton's sketched proofs step by step. Following his original proofs exactly eliminates the common confusions and misinterpretations of what Newton assumed and what he proved in the course of the development of his great work. Densmore's painstaking reconstruction of Newton's original thought processes makes this work a significant contribution to Newtonian scholarship. Most works of Newtonian scholarship from his time through the present have bypassed the difficulty of true reconstruction by translating Newton's proofs into algebra and modern calculus. This misses the essence of Newton's masterpiece (he deliberately chose not to use algebra or calculus) and sometimes leads to outright mistakes. Readers and scholars who want to know what Newton really said, as opposed to how one might prove the same things in a different way, will find the full proofs nowhere else.--from publisher description
Sir Isaac Newton's mathematical principles of natural philosophy and his system of the world by Isaac Newton( Book )
5 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Sir Isaac Newton's mathematical principles of natural philosophy and his system of the world by Isaac Newton( Book )
5 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
On the dignity of man by Giovanni Pico della Mirandola( Book )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Reflecting the broad range of interests of a major Renaissance philosopher and his distinctive brand of syncretism, this anthology offers in their entirety three central works of Pico's. On the Dignity of Man, the quintessential expression of Renaissance humanism, appears in the context of two lesser known but equally representative mature works: On Being and the One, a treatise defending what Pico held to be the agreement between Aristotle and Plato on the relation between unity and being, and Heptaplus, an interpretation, influenced by a blend of cabalism and Christian doctrine, of the first
Isaac Newton's Mathematical principles of natural philosophy and his system of the world by Isaac Newton( Book )
5 editions published between 1947 and 1962 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The mathematical principles of natural philosophy by Isaac Newton( Book )
4 editions published between 1729 and 1968 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The mathematical principles of natural philosophy by Isaac Newton( Book )
3 editions published between 1729 and 1968 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Great books of the western world by Isaac Newton( Book )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Sir Isaac Newton's mathematical principles of natural philosophy and his system of the world vols. 1 & 2 by Isaac Newton( Book )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Newton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Korân by Muḥammad( Book )
2 editions published in 1733 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Also published as The Korad, or AlKorna of Mohammed: The Bible of the East
 
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Andrew Motte British mathematician
Motte, Andrew d. 1730
Motte, Andrew d. 1734
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