Author:John Theophilus Desaguliers

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John Theophilus Desaguliers
British natural philosopher, clergyman, engineer and freemason; elected to the Royal Society in 1714 as experimental assistant to Isaac Newton.
John Theophilus Desaguliers


Original works[edit]

  • A Sermon Preach’d before the King at Hampton Court (London, 1717)
  • The Newtonian System of the World, the Best Model of Government: An Allegorical Poem (Westminster, 1728)[24]
  • A Course of Experimental Philosophy, 1st edition, Vol I (London, 1734) and Vol II (London 1744)
  • A Dissertation Concerning Electricity (London, 1742)


  • Ozanam, Jacques, A Treatise of Fortification, (Oxford, 1711)
  • Ozanam, Jacques, A Treatise of Gnomonicks, or Dialling, (Oxford, 1712)
  • Gauger, Nicolas, Fires Improv’d: Being a New Method of Building Chimneys, (London, 1st ed., 1715; 2nd ed., 1736)
  • Mariotte, Edmé, The Motion of Water and other Fluids, being a Treatise on Hydrostaticks, (London, 1718)
  • ‘sGravesande, Willem, Mathematical Elements of Natural Philosophy Confirmed by Experiment, or an Introduction to Sir Isaac Newton’s Philosophy (London, 1720)
  • Pitcairn, Archibald, The Whole Works of Dr Archibald Pitcairn (treatise on physic translated from Latin in collaboration with George Sewell) (2nd ed., London, 1727).
  • Vaucanson, Jacques, An Account of the Mechanism of an Automaton, (London, 1742)

Works about Desaguliers[edit]

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