An abridged diary of my mathematical and philosophical studies : with explanations of the difficulties that have occurred, and an account of the hints that have been suggested during my progress : together with such more extensive inquiries, in these subjects, as have gradually assumed the form of distinct essays. (Book, 1821) [WorldCat.org]
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An abridged diary of my mathematical and philosophical studies : with explanations of the difficulties that have occurred, and an account of the hints that have been suggested during my progress : together with such more extensive inquiries, in these subjects, as have gradually assumed the form of distinct essays.

Author: Charles Bonnycastle; Siméon-Denis Poisson; John Locke
Publisher: 1821-1825.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Handwritten ink and pencil manuscript on unlined paper, dating from the period when Bonnycastle was still living in Woolwich, England, just prior to his relocation to the University of Virginia, where he was to become professor of natural philosophy and mathematics.
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Named Person: Charles Bonnycastle; Charles Bonnycastle
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Bonnycastle; Siméon-Denis Poisson; John Locke
OCLC Number: 62084507
Notes: Title transcribed from p. [3].
"Charles Bonnycastle, Woolwich Common, April 24th, 1821"--Page [1].
A selection of some of the writings contained in this volume: theory of Philips's capstan; references to Poisson's Mechanics; thoughts on Locke's Essay concerning human understanding; a philosophical inquiry into the proofs of a deity, & the immortality of the human soul; a general method of solving the equation [etc.]; limited functions; theory of the conical balance; and plan of an inquiry into the composition of bodies, with index.
Description: 1 volume (258 pages in various foliations) : illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Mathematical and philosophical studies

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Handwritten ink and pencil manuscript on unlined paper, dating from the period when Bonnycastle was still living in Woolwich, England, just prior to his relocation to the University of Virginia, where he was to become professor of natural philosophy and mathematics.

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