An Introduction To Natural Philosophy: Or, Philosophical Lectures Read in the University of Oxford, Anno Dom. 1700; To which are Added, The Demonstrations of Monsieur Huygens Theorems, concerning the Centrifugal Force and Circular Motion

Keill, John

Published by M. Senex, W. Innys, T. Longman and T.Shewell, London, 1745
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xii, 306 pages, 2 pages publisher adverts. 20 1/2 x 13 cm. Illustrated with numerous engravings and diagrams. Savillian professor at Oxford, he was much Newton's client in the priority dispute with Leibniz. One of few Newton supporters with High Church patronage he was crucial in fighting Cartesianism and mechanical thinking, stating natural theology should be subordinated to the Scripture. His lectures were well regarded with the first translation into English, 1736. Modest text toning, a firm and tight copy. Modern quarter brown calf and marbled boards, black leather spine label printed in gilt. Near fine. Bookseller Inventory # 18213

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Title: An Introduction To Natural Philosophy: Or, ...

Publisher: M. Senex, W. Innys, T. Longman and T.Shewell, London

Publication Date: 1745

Binding: leather_bound

Edition: Fourth edition.

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