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Miscellanea Curiosa, Vol. 1 - Containing a collection of some of the principal phaenomena in nature, accounted for by the greatest philosophers of this age
The Second Edition; To which is added, A Discourse of the Influence of the Sun and Moon on Humane Bodies, &c. By R. MEAD, M. D. F. R. S. And also Fontenelle's Preface of the Usefulness of Mathematical Learning. SOME of the Principal Discoveries and Enquiries, both in Physical and Mathematical Learning, being register'd in the Voluminous Journals of the Royal Society, are amongst a multitude of less useful Matters, so Obscurely hid, that but very few inquisitive Gentlemen ever so much as heard of them. The Design therefore of the ensuing Collection, is to digest in a convenient Method, all the most curious Philosophical and Mathematical Discoveries, as they are to be met with, which may any way tend to the Use of Life or Advancement of Arts and Sciences. First, That the Theories and Discourses here collected, have already past the Censure of the Learned World: Who have acknowleg'd them the most satisfactory Accounts of Nature's Proceedings, wherein some of her greatest Depths are fathom'd, and a Foundation laid for Posterity to build an infinite Superstructure. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 49791
Author: Fontenelle, M. de (Bernard Le Bovier)
Release Date: Aug 27, 2015
Editor: Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742
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