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An account of Sir Isaac Newton's philosophical discoveries : in four books.

Author: Colin MacLaurin; Patrick Murdoch; William Augustus, Prince Duke of Cumberland; Andrew Millar
Publisher: London : Printed for A. Millar, at Buchanan's-Head over against Catharine-street in the Strand, M. DCC. L. [1750]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : The second editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Imprimaturs (Publishing)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacLaurin, Colin, 1698-1746.
Account of Sir Isaac Newton's philosophical discoveries.
London, Printed for A. Millar ... 1750
(OCoLC)565328499
Named Person: Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin MacLaurin; Patrick Murdoch; William Augustus, Prince Duke of Cumberland; Andrew Millar
OCLC Number: 1184090
Language Note: Primarily in English, with some quoted passages in Latin and Greek.
Notes: Dedication to HRH the Duke (of Cumberland), in memory of the author, by the author's widow, Anne Maclaurin.
Signatures: pi² a-b⁸ B-Z⁸ Aa-Cc⁸ Dd⁶ [$1-4 signed ( -B1)].
"An account of the life and writings of the author," by the editor, Patrick Murdoch: pages i-xxvi.
Errata included at end of table of contents (on 10th unnumbered page, leaf a3 verso).
Description: 10 unnumbered pages, xxvi, 412 pages, vi folded leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm (octavo)
Contents: An account of the life and writings of the author --
Book I. Of the method of proceeding in natural philosophy, and the various systems of philosophers --
Book II. Of the theory of motion, or rational mechanics --
Book III. Gravity demonstrated by analysis --
Book IV. The effects of the general power of gravity deduced synthetically.
Other Titles: Sir Isaac Newton's philosophical discoveries
Responsibility: by Colin Maclaurin, A.M., late fellow of the Royal Society, professor of mathematics in the University of Edinburgh, and secretary to the Philosophical Society there. ; Published from the author's manuscript papers, by Patrick Murdoch, M.A. and F.R.S.

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