Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica
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'Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, 1687. Isaac Newton. Third edition translated to English by Andrew Motte Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, Latin for "Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy", often called the Principia (sometimes Principia Mathematica), is a work in three books by Isaac Newton, first published 5 July 1687. Newton also published two further editions, in 1713 and 1726. It contains among other things the statement of Newton's laws of motion, forming the foundation of classical mechanics, as well as his law of universal gravitation. — Excerpted from Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. |
- Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Latin), 1687. Isaac Newton
- 1713: Second edition, in Latin
- 1726: Third edition, in Latin
- 1729: The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy: Third edition translated into English by Andrew Motte with a preface by Roger Cotes. To which are added, The Laws of the Moon's Motion, according to Gravity. By John Machin. London: Benjamin Motte.
- 1803: Andrew Motte's English translation with additional texts by W. Emerson and John Machin.
- Newton's principia; The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy; translated into english by Andrew Motte, carefully revised and corrected, with a life of the author, by N. W. Chittenden. New York: Adee. 1846. (1st American ed.)