Motte, Andrew 1734
Overview
Works:  46 works in 218 publications in 2 languages and 5,620 library holdings 

Genres:  Criticism, interpretation, etc Commentaries History Juvenile works Sacred books Dictionaries Miscellanea 
Roles:  Translator, Author 
Classifications:  QA803, 531 
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Most widely held works about
Andrew Motte
 Pemberton's translation of Newton's Principia, with notes on Motte's translation by I. Bernard Cohen I. Bernard Cohen( Book )
Most widely held works by
Andrew Motte
Mathematical principles of natural philosophy ; and, Optics
by
Isaac Newton(
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55 editions published between 1729 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 2,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Optics. By Sir Isaac Newton. Treatise on light, by Christiaan Huygens
55 editions published between 1729 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 2,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Optics. By Sir Isaac Newton. Treatise on light, by Christiaan Huygens
Sir Isaac Newton's Mathematical principles of natural philosophy and his System of the world : translated into English by Andrew Motte in 1729
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Isaac Newton(
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43 editions published between 1931 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Newton's unifying idea of gravitation and explains how he converted physics from a science of explanation into a general mathematical system
43 editions published between 1931 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Newton's unifying idea of gravitation and explains how he converted physics from a science of explanation into a general mathematical system
Newton's Principia. The mathematical principles of natural philosophy
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Isaac Newton(
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11 editions published between 1846 and 2008 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1846 and 2008 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prefaces and prologues to famous books, with introductions, notes and illustrations
by
Charles William Eliot(
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7 editions published between 1909 and 2004 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prefaces, mainly from English works, from Caxton to H.A. Taine
7 editions published between 1909 and 2004 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prefaces, mainly from English works, from Caxton to H.A. Taine
A treatise of the mechanical powers wherein the laws of motion, and the properties of those powers are explained and demonstrated in an easy and familiar Method. Being the Substance of certain Discourses delivered at the GeometryLecture, at GreshamCollege. By Andrew Motte
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Andrew Motte(
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26 editions published between 1727 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
26 editions published between 1727 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A treatise of the mechanical powers
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Andrew Motte(
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2 editions published between 1727 and 1733 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published between 1727 and 1733 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Isaac Newton's Mathematical principles of natural philosophy : selections
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Isaac Newton(
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2 editions published between 1934 and 1951 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published between 1934 and 1951 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Principia
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Isaac Newton(
Book
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4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newton's Principia: The Central Argument makes the great adventure of Principia available not only to modern scholars of history of science, but also to nonspecialist undergraduate students of humanities. It moves carefully from Newton's definitions and axioms through the essential propositions, as Newton himself identified them, to the establishment of universal gravitation and elliptical orbits. The guidebook unfolds what is implicit in Newton's words as he himself would have filled in the steps and completes the argument in ways that are authentic and not anachronistic, exactly following Newton's thinking rather than substituting tools of modern calculus or the formulations of modern physics. It is Newton in his own terms, allowing students to reconstruct Newton's propositions authentically. It is not a commentary or a presentation of Newton's propositions as they might appear in a modern textbook. Rather, this guidebook unfolds what is implicit in Newton's words as he would have filled in the steps, while completing the argument in ways that are not anachronistic. Newton's Principia: The Central Argument presents Newton's original text (the selections newly translated for this edition), offers notes and questions for pondering, and then expands Newton's sketched proofs step by step. Following his original proofs exactly eliminates the common confusions and misinterpretations of what Newton assumed and what he proved in the course of the development of his great work. Densmore's painstaking reconstruction of Newton's original thought processes makes this work a significant contribution to Newtonian scholarship. Most works of Newtonian scholarship from his time through the present have bypassed the difficulty of true reconstruction by translating Newton's proofs into algebra and modern calculus. This misses the essence of Newton's masterpiece (he deliberately chose not to use algebra or calculus) and sometimes leads to outright mistakes. Readers and scholars who want to know what Newton really said, as opposed to how one might prove the same things in a different way, will find the full proofs nowhere else.from publisher description
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newton's Principia: The Central Argument makes the great adventure of Principia available not only to modern scholars of history of science, but also to nonspecialist undergraduate students of humanities. It moves carefully from Newton's definitions and axioms through the essential propositions, as Newton himself identified them, to the establishment of universal gravitation and elliptical orbits. The guidebook unfolds what is implicit in Newton's words as he himself would have filled in the steps and completes the argument in ways that are authentic and not anachronistic, exactly following Newton's thinking rather than substituting tools of modern calculus or the formulations of modern physics. It is Newton in his own terms, allowing students to reconstruct Newton's propositions authentically. It is not a commentary or a presentation of Newton's propositions as they might appear in a modern textbook. Rather, this guidebook unfolds what is implicit in Newton's words as he would have filled in the steps, while completing the argument in ways that are not anachronistic. Newton's Principia: The Central Argument presents Newton's original text (the selections newly translated for this edition), offers notes and questions for pondering, and then expands Newton's sketched proofs step by step. Following his original proofs exactly eliminates the common confusions and misinterpretations of what Newton assumed and what he proved in the course of the development of his great work. Densmore's painstaking reconstruction of Newton's original thought processes makes this work a significant contribution to Newtonian scholarship. Most works of Newtonian scholarship from his time through the present have bypassed the difficulty of true reconstruction by translating Newton's proofs into algebra and modern calculus. This misses the essence of Newton's masterpiece (he deliberately chose not to use algebra or calculus) and sometimes leads to outright mistakes. Readers and scholars who want to know what Newton really said, as opposed to how one might prove the same things in a different way, will find the full proofs nowhere else.from publisher description
The gardeners dictionary : containing the methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit and flower garden. As also, the physick garden, wilderness, conservatory, and vineyard, according to the practice of the most experienc'd gardeners of the present age. Interspers'd with the history of the plants, the characters of each genus, and the names of all the particular species, in Latin and English ; and an explanations of all the terms used in botany and gardening. Together with accounts of the nature and use of barometers, thermometers, and hygrometers proper for gardeners ; and of the origin, causes and nature of meteors, and the particular influences of air, earth, fire and water upon vegetation, according to the best natural philosophers. ...
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Philip Miller(
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3 editions published in 1731 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1731 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Isaac Newton's mathematical principles of natural philosophy and his system of the world
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Isaac Newton(
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5 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Isaac Newton's mathematical principles of natural philosophy and his system of the world
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Isaac Newton(
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6 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spectacle de la nature or, nature display'd. Being discourses on such particulars of natural history as were thought most proper to excite the curiosity and form the minds of youth. Illustrated with copper plates. ... Translated from the original French
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Noël Antoine Pluche(
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3 editions published between 1735 and 1757 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published between 1735 and 1757 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De hominis dignitate ; Heptaplus ; De ente et uno ; e scritti vari
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Giovanni Pico della Mirandola(
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1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy. Optics Treatise on Light
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Isaac Newton(
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3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great books of the western world
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Isaac Newton(
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1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mathematical principles of natural philosophy
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Isaac Newton(
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4 editions published between 1729 and 1968 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1729 and 1968 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isaac Newton's Mathematical principles of natural philosophy and his system of the world
by Isaac Newton(
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5 editions published between 1947 and 1962 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published between 1947 and 1962 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Isaac Newton's mathematical principles of natural philosophy and his system of the world vols. 1 & 2
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Isaac Newton(
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2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy
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Isaac Newton(
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3 editions published between 1729 and 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published between 1729 and 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Korân
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Muḥammad(
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2 editions published in 1733 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Also published as The Korad, or AlKorna of Mohammed: The Bible of the East
2 editions published in 1733 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Also published as The Korad, or AlKorna of Mohammed: The Bible of the East
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