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Selections from Newton's Principia: A Science Classics Module for Humanities Studies

Publisher: 
Green Cat Books
Number of Pages: 
97
Price: 
9.95
ISBN: 
1-888009-26-8
Date Received: 
Saturday, January 1, 2005
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Reviewer Email Address: 
Dana Densmore
Publication Date: 
2004
Format: 
Paperback
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Textbook
The Green Lion's Preface
About this Module vii
About the Series viii

Preliminaries
About Isaac Newton ix
The Grand Sweep of Principia and its Central Argument x
About Newton's Use of Mathematics xiv
Glossary xix

Title Page of the First Latin Edition 1
Book I
Newton's Preface to the Reader 3
Definitions 5
Scholium on absolute time, space, place and motion 23
Axioms, or Laws of Motion 29
Scholium after the Laws of Motion 34
Book I Proposition 1 39
Book I Proposition 4 47
Book III
Preface to Book III 57
Rules of Philosophizing 59
Phenomena 63
Book III Proposition 1 75
Book III Propositions 2-3 77
About the Moon Test" 78
Book III Proposition 4 79
Scholium After III.4 90
General Scholium 93
Bibliography 97"
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