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Motte, Andrew -1734

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Works: 45 works in 249 publications in 1 language and 5,703 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Commentaries  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Sacred books 
Roles: Translator, Author, tra
Classifications: QA803,
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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 )
133 editions published between 1729 and 2007 in English and held by 3,693 libraries worldwide
The mathematical principles of natural philosophy -- Of the motion of bodies --Newton's system of the world
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 459 libraries worldwide
Prefaces, mainly from English works, from Caxton to H.A. Taine
Newton's Principia. The mathematical principles of natural philosophy by Isaac Newton( Book )
12 editions published between 1846 and 2008 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
The mathematical principles of natural philosophy by Isaac Newton( Book )
5 editions published in 1729 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
A treatise of the mechanical powers wherein the laws of motion, and the properties of those powers are explained and demonstrated ... By Andrew Motte by Andrew Motte( Book )
18 editions published between 1727 and 2005 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
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
Oration on the dignity of man by Giovanni Pico della Mirandola( Book )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"The enduring value of Pico's work is due, not to his Quixotic quest of an accord between Pagan, Hebrew, and Christian traditions," John Addington Symonds writes, "but to the noble spirit of confidence and humane sympathy with all great movements of the mind, which penetrates it." Out of the bulk of the works of Count Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, who challenged the doctors of the schools to dispute with him on nine hundred grave questions, the only production widely read nowadays is this brief discourse, "The Dignity of Man," delivered by him in 1486, at Rome, when he was only twenty-four years old. The oration, which was his glove dashed down before authority, lives as the most succinct expression of the mind of the Renaissance
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
Great books of the western world by Isaac Newton( Book )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 4 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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