## Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica By: Isaac Newton (1642-1727) |
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Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica is a groundbreaking work that revolutionized the field of physics and laid the foundation for modern scientific understanding. In this seminal text, Newton presents his laws of motion and universal gravitation, demonstrating how the laws of nature can be described and predicted through mathematical equations. Throughout the Principia Mathematica, Newton employs rigorous logical reasoning and meticulous observation to support his theories, grounding his arguments in empirical evidence and mathematical proofs. By applying the principles of mathematics to the study of natural phenomena, Newton shows how complex physical phenomena can be explained and predicted with remarkable precision. Despite its technical complexity, Newton's writing is remarkably clear and concise, making the Principia Mathematica accessible to both scholars and laypeople alike. His elegant mathematical formulations and systematic approach to scientific inquiry have stood the test of time, continuing to inspire generations of scientists and mathematicians. In sum, Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica is a timeless masterpiece that continues to shape our understanding of the universe and the fundamental laws that govern it. Newton's profound insights and innovative methods have left an indelible mark on the history of science, making this work essential reading for anyone interested in the foundations of modern physics. ## First Page:Transcriber's note: A few typographical errors have been corrected: they are listed at the end of the text.{Braces} are inserted by the Transcriber to clarify the meaning of maths expressions. Overlining is the method of grouping used in the original and is marked [=like this]. In Lib. I. Lemma XVIII. & XX. [r] is upright r distinguished from italics, in Lemma XVIII. [s] is long s distinguished from short s, and in Prop. XXII. [D] is small caps distinguished from normal font size.
PHILOSOPHIÆ NATURALIS PRINCIPIA MATHEMATICA
Autore IS. NEWTON , Trin. Coll. Cantab. Soc. Matheseos Professore Lucasiano , & Societatis Regalis Sodali.
IMPRIMATUR. S. PEPYS, Reg. Soc. PRÆSES. Julii 5. 1686.
LONDINI, Jussu Societatis Regiæ ac Typis Josephi Streater . Prostat apud plures Bibliopolas. Anno MDCLXXXVII.
ILLUSTRISSIMÆ SOCIETATI REGALI a Serenissimo REGE CAROLO II. AD PHILOSOPHIAM PROMOVENDAM FUNDATÆ, ET AUSPICIIS POTENTISSIMI MONARCHÆ JACOBI II. FLORENTI. Tractatum hunc humillime D.D.D. IS. NEWTON... Continue reading book >> |

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