Back to Modern History Sourcebook | Back toHistory of Science Sourcebook Voltaire (1694-1778): Letters on Newton from the Letters on the English or Lettres Philosophiques, c. 1778 Introduction Letter XIV: On Descartes and Sir Isaac Newton Letter XV: On Attraction Letter XVI: On Sir Isaac Newton's Optics Letter XVII: On Infinites in Geometry, and Sir Isaac Newton's Chronology Letter XIV: On ...

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Back to Modern History SourceBook Modern History Sourcebook: Isaac Newton: The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy RULE 1 We are to admit no more causes of natural things, than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances. To this purpose the philosophers say, that Nature does nothing in vain, and more is in vain, when less will serve; for Nature is pleased with ...

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A biography of Isaac Newton.

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Article about Newton's contributions to the field of Mathematics.

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Newton's `Principia', Book Two. Lemma II. In the Principia, Book Two, Lemma II, Newton describes what is essentially the Product Rule for differentiation, applying it to calculate the `moments' of quantities that are expressed as products of powers of other quantities whose moments are known. The Latin text available here is taken from the 3rd edition of the Principia, published in 1726. The ...

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Back to Modern History SourceBook Modern History Sourcebook: Isaac Newton: Optics Excerpts. All these things being considered, it seems probable to me, that God in he beginning formed. Matter in solid, massy, hard, impenetrable, moveable particles, of such sizes and figures, and with such other properties, and in such proportion to space, as most conduced to the end for which he formed them; and ...

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Tell me when this page is updated Sir Isaac Newton The PRINCIPIA The Principia Isaac Newton's Principia 1687, Translated by Andrew Motte 1729 Last edited 26/07/98 By gravity@thevortex.com Visitor number ... Sign The Guestbook View The Guestbook ...

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