Catalogue Record: THEM00291
An Account of the Systeme of the World described in Mr Newton's Mathematicall Principles of Philosophy
Shelfmark: MS Add. 4005, ff. 39-42
Location: Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK
A simplified refutation of various popular arguments against terrestrial motion, based on the Principia.
f. 39r 'I/ Scripture abused to prove the immoveableness of the globe of ye Earth'
f. 40r 'II/ Mathematicks abused to prove the Globe of the Earth immoveable'
f. 41r 'III/ Accurate skill in geometry and Mechanicks required to decide the Question'