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Introduction to Newtons Principia James Cohen

Introduction to Newtons Principia

James Cohen

Published September 30th 1971
ISBN : 9780521076487
Hardcover
380 pages
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This Introduction serves a dual purpose: it is a guide to the Principia and a biography of the work. It provides an analytic history of how Newton came to write the book, the printing of the several editions, the critical receptions given to eachMoreThis Introduction serves a dual purpose: it is a guide to the Principia and a biography of the work. It provides an analytic history of how Newton came to write the book, the printing of the several editions, the critical receptions given to each edition, and—above all—how Newton continually corrected, revised, and enlarged the text over four decades.