Translation:The Origins of Statics
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|The Origins of Statics (1906)
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|Vol. 1, 1905; Vol. 2, 1906. The first four chapters, which comprise the article "The Origins of Statics" from the Revue des Questions Scientifiques, Vol. 54, October 1903, pp. 462-516, are proofread.|
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- CHAPTER I: Aristotle and Archimedes (384-322 and 287-212 B.C.)
- CHAPTER II: Leonardo da Vinci (1451-1519)
- CHAPTER III: Jérôme Cardan (1501-1575)
- CHAPTER IV: The Impossibility of Perpetual Motion
- CHAPTER V: The Alexandrine Sources of the Statics of the Middle Ages
- CHAPTER VI: Statics of the Middle Ages. Jordanus de Nemore