Inspirations

  Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica Isaac Newton (1642-1727) London, J. Streater, 1687 First edition QA803 A2 1687 The foundation work on dynamics and gravitation, this book was the culminating intellectual and scientific achievement of the Enlightenment. Although Copernicus, Galileo, and Kepler had shown the way by describing the phenomena they observed,...

    [gallery type="slideshow" link="none" ids="610,608,628,607"]   OCCASIONAL REFLECTIONS UPON SEVERAL SVBJECTS… Robert Boyle (1627-1691) London: Printed by W. Wilson for H. Herrington, 1665 First edition PN6330 B65 1665 Occasional reflections was ridiculed by Jonathan Swift in A meditation upon a Broom-Stick and by Samuel Butler in An occasional reflection on Dr. Charleton’s Feeling...