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Reading the Principia the debate on Newton"s mathematical methods for natural philosophy from 1687 to 1736 by NiccoloМЂ Guicciardini

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English


  • Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727.,
  • Mechanics -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Celestial mechanics -- Early works to 1800.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-279) and index.

StatementNiccolò Guicciardini.
LC ClassificationsQA803 .G85 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 285 p. :
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL388493M
ISBN 100521640660
LC Control Number98051726

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