A Collection Of Letters Illustrative Of The Progress Of Science In England; From The Reign Of Queen Elizabeth To That Of Charles The Second by James Orchard Halliwell-phillipps

A Collection Of Letters Illustrative Of The Progress Of Science In England; From The Reign Of Queen…

byJames Orchard Halliwell-phillipps

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. I. Corrector Analyticus, or strictures on the Artis Analytics Praxis of Thomas Harriot, by Nathaniel Torporley. From the original manuscript preserved in the library of Sion College. Tractatum analyticum ilium posthumum proximis diebus hisce promulgatum retracturo, triplex mihi incumbit negotium pro triplici rerum retractandarum differentia. Quaedam enim ejusdem dictata (quis hoc credat? in mathematicis praesertim quibus inservit demonstratio, ut lapis Lydius ad segreganda a falsis vera, a tali vero praesertim Coriphaeo mathematicorum credito, a talibus praesertim recognitoribus gumma fide et diligentia omnia describentibus) non solum controversa et dubia, sed etiam a veritate aliena, pseudola et falsaria. Quae idcirco sunt accuratius discutienda, redarguenda et resecanda, ne vel decipiatur inter legendum artista, vel prae indicio damnetur assertor. Quaedam etiam sunt imperfecta et mutila, ne dum non ab ipso authore consummata, sed ne etiam, quae ab ipso bene excogitata et scitu necessaria sunt tradita, ab ejus administris eadem promissa fide et industria posteritati transmissa. Neque vero est ut sese excusatos haberi praesumant a testata intentione sua illam praecipue partem artis ornandi, quae spectet ad resolutionem numerosam, accitis reliquis tantum obiter ejus ut puta introductionis. Collatis enim iis quae erant propriae Harrioti ipsius inventiones, cum reliquis quas aliunde mutuum assumpsit: tarn quidem in pusillo compingeretur sua ipsius inventa, quas proprias quaesivit opes, nihil ut fuerit reliqui, si universa ejus inventionum farrago congeratur, ad justi voluminis quantumvis exigui comprehendendam dimensionem. Itaque tertius ordo animadvertendorum talium esto praeceptorum quae prius ab aliis tradita, facta levi aliqua mutatione in poss...

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Title:A Collection Of Letters Illustrative Of The Progress Of Science In England; From The Reign Of Queen…Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217157750

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