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Leslie, John Sir 1766-1832

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Works: 134 works in 535 publications in 3 languages and 3,273 library holdings
Genres: History  Trials, litigation, etc  Encyclopedias  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Correspondent, Editor
Classifications: G620, 910.92
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Narrative of discovery and adventure in the polar seas and regions : with illustrations of their climate, geology, and natural history, and an account of the whale-fishery by John Leslie( Book )
145 editions published between 1830 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Discovery and adventure in the polar seas and regions by John Leslie( Book )
49 editions published between 1849 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 libraries worldwide
An experimental inquiry into the nature and propagation of heat by John Leslie( Book )
17 editions published between 1804 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 libraries worldwide
The Scottish mathematician and natural philosopher Sir John Leslie (1766-1832) had set out at the end of the eighteenth century to explore the nature of heat radiation, which he felt was a 'dubious and neglected' area of physics. Leslie's inquiry, published in 1804, details his many experiments, notably the use of two self-devised instruments: Leslie's cube and his differential thermometer. Establishing several basic laws of heat radiation and rejuvenating the debate about the physical composition of heat, Leslie's work gained him the Rumford medal of the Royal Society in 1805. Nevertheless, the same publication jeopardised his chances of obtaining an academic position at Edinburgh. A single, allegedly atheistic endnote, supporting David Hume's views on causation, prompted protests by the local clergymen when his candidature for the chair of mathematics was under consideration. Leslie secured the professorship, however, and remained with the university until his death
A short account of experiments and instruments depending on the relations of air, to heat, and moisture by John Leslie( Book )
18 editions published between 1813 and 2007 in English and German and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Elements of natural philosophy by John Leslie( Book )
23 editions published between 1823 and 2012 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Treatises on various subjects of natural and chemical philosophy by John Leslie( Book )
15 editions published between 1838 and 2012 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Geometrical analysis, and geometry of curve lines, being volume second of a course of mathematics, and designed as an introduction to the study of natural philosophy by John Leslie( Book )
8 editions published between 1813 and 1921 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
The philosophy of arithmetic : exhibiting a progressive view of the theory and practice of calculation, with an enlarged table of the products of numbers under one hundred by John Leslie( Book )
9 editions published between 1817 and 2012 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
The philosophy of arithmetic : exhibiting a progressive view of the theory and practice of calculation, with tables for the multiplication of numbers as far as one thousand by John Leslie( Book )
12 editions published between 1820 and 1978 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Elements of geometry, and plane trigonometry. With an appendix, and very copious notes and illustrations by John Leslie( Book )
14 editions published between 1817 and 1820 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Elements of geometry, geometrical analysis, and plane trigonometry. With an appendix, and copious notes and illustrations by John Leslie( Book )
10 editions published between 1809 and 1811 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Description of instruments designed for extending and improving meteorological observations by John Leslie( Book )
4 editions published in 1820 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Report of the trial by jury, Professor John Leslie against William Blackwood, for libel in "Blackwood's Edinburgh magazine" by William Blackwood( Book )
3 editions published in 1822 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
On the value of water as a moving power for machinery : illustrated in an extract from a report in regard to the water of Leith by John Leslie( Book )
1 edition published in 1825 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Remarks on the light of the moon and of the planets by John Leslie( Book )
2 editions published in 1824 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Excursory remarks on radiant heat : with a short examination of Professor Leslie's theory by William Ritchie( Book )
1 edition published in 1828 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Observations on electrical theories by John Leslie( Book )
1 edition published in 1824 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Descobertas e aventuras nos mares e regiones polares by John Leslie( Book )
5 editions published between 1862 and 1983 in Portuguese and Undetermined and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Rudiments of plane geometry, including geometrical analysis, and plane trigonometry by John Leslie( Book )
2 editions published in 1828 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
John Leslie (fysiker)
John Leslie natuurkundige
John Leslie schottischer Mathematiker und Physiker
Leslie 1766-1832 Professor
Leslie (John), Professor, 1766-1832
Leslie Professor
Leslie, Professor (John), 1766-1832
Philotechnus
Philotechnus 1766-1832
Джон Леслі
Лесли, Джон
جان لزلی ریاضی‌دان، زبان‌شناس، فیزیک‌دان، معلم، و مترجم بریتانیایی
جون لسلي
ジョン・レスリー (物理学者)
约翰·莱斯利
Languages
English (375)
German (14)
Portuguese (3)
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