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De magnete.

William Gilbert

De magnete.

by William Gilbert

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magnetism -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated by P. Fleury Mottelay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC751 .G46 1958
    The Physical Object
    Paginationliv, 368 p.
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6250763M
    LC Control Number58012616
    OCLC/WorldCa3212592

      Books related to De Magnete. Skip this list. On the Nature of Things. Lucretius. $ The System of the World. Isaac Newton. $ Novum Organum / The New Organon: The True Directions Concerning The Interpretation Of Nature (Mobi Classics) Francis Bacon. $ Micrographia. Robert Hooke. Free. History of : Dover Publications. De magnete, magneticisque corporibus, et de magno magnete tellure: physiologia noua plurimis et argumentis, et experimentis demonstrata William Gilbert excudebet Petrus Short, - pages.

    Gilbert, De Magnete, Book II, Chapter 3. The reputation of William Gilbert (–) as a great scientific mind traditionally rests on three foundations, all of which are evident in the only book he published, the seminal De Magnete[On the Loadstone] (London, ). First, .   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. On the magnet, magnetick bodies also, and on the great magnet the earth by Gilbert et al. - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

    Seien Sie einzigartig. Laden Sie verne magnete von unabhängigen Künstlern aus der ganzen Welt zusammen. Wir drucken verne magnete im Internet. The final book is more speculative. It concerns stellar and terrestrial motions, which Gilbert erroneously associates with magnetism and believes that this adds support to the Copernican theory. This was unacceptable to religious views at the time and many of the European copies of De Magnete have had Book 6 removed or defaced.


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De magnete by William Gilbert Download PDF EPUB FB2

In he published De Magnete in Latin. As lively and entertaining as it was scientifically scrupulous, it summarized everything that had previously been known about electricity and magnetism, founded a new science and earned Gilbert the title of "the father of modern electricity." In it Gilbert explores magnetism and electricity, lodestones /5(5).

De Magnete - Kindle edition by Gilbert, William. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading De Magnete/5(5). De Magnete book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

From the first great experimental scientist: the classic text, first publ /5. This Dover edition is a complete, unabridged reprinting of the definitive English translation of De Magnete prepared by Dr. Fleury Mottelay. Mottelay has added a number of footnotes that explain points that might be obscure to today's readers, who will find in this historically important text invaluable insights into the origins of.

Written in Latin for an international readership, De Magnete translates as On the Magnet or more precisely as On Loadstone. Unlike contemporaries such as Francis Bacon, Galileo Galilei and Johann Kepler, and successors such as Rene Descartes, Thomas Hobbes and Robert Boyle, Gilbert's fame rests entirely on this one ground-breaking book.

"De Magnete" was written in Latin, but two excellent translations exist, that of Paul Fleury Mottelay () which is still in print (Dover Books, $) and a more sumptuous one by Silvanus Thompson (), the source of the passages quoted here.

Even translated, the book is a challenge, with obtuse phrasing and paragraphs that stretch for pages. "De Magnete" opened the era of modern physics and astronomy and started a century marked by the great achievements of Galileo, Kepler, Newton and others.

If you lived in London inyou could have purchased "De Magnete" for seven shillings and sixpence. To read it, of course, you would have to know Latin, the language of science in William Gilbert (/ ˈ ɡ ɪ l b ər t /; 24 May – 30 November ), also known as Gilberd, [1] was an English physician, physicist and natural philosopher.

He passionately rejected both the prevailing Aristotelian philosophy and the Scholastic method of university teaching. He is remembered today largely for his book De Magnete (), and is credited as one of the originators of the.

recently described in England by William Gilbert in his influential treatise, De Magnete, Magneticisque Corporibus et de Magno Magnete Tellure (; “On the Magnet, Magnetic Bodies, and the Great Magnet of the Earth”). The impending marriage of astronomy and physics had been announced.

In the six books of De magnete, William Gilbert discussed the history of magnetism. Although the magnetic lodestone had been used by the ancient Greeks, Gilbert argued that the Earth was a natural magnet, and the Earth’s magnetic poles are relatively near the geographic poles.

As a result of this argument, mariners were better able to use the. This Dover edition is a complete, unabridged reprinting of the definitive English translation of De Magnete prepared by Dr. Fleury Mottelay. Mottelay has added a number of footnotes that explain points that might be obscure to today's readers, who will find in this historically important text invaluable insights into the origins of.

In the year in the country bordering on the river Abdua (as Cardan writes [81] in his book De Rerum Varietate) there fell from the sky stones, one weighing pounds, another 30 or 40 pounds, of a rusty iron colour and remarkably hard.

These occurrences being rare are regarded as portents, like the showers of earth and stones. De Magnete. InGilbert published De Magnete. Its full English title is On the Magnet and Magnetic Bodies, and on the Great Magnet the Earth.

According to Edward Wright, who worked with Gilbert, Gilbert waited 18 years before publishing his work. If this is correct, it suggests Gilbert carried out his experiments in the early s. De Magnete - Ebook written by William Gilbert. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read De Magnete.5/5(1). In De Magnete, Magnetisque Corporibus, et de Magno Magnete Tellure, On the Magnet, Magnetic Bodies, and the Great Magnet Earth ().As translated in John Daintith, Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists (), A more literal translation is “Not only in books but in things themselves look for knowledge,” as translated by P.

Fleury Mottelay () in De Magnete (), xlix. Get Books. De Magnete De Magnete by William Gilbert, De Magnete Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download De Magnete books, From the first great experimental scientist: the classic text, first published in Latin in Summarizes then-current knowledge of magnetism and electricity, offering insights into the origins of modern science.

Includes facsimile t.p. of three editions of De magnete: 1st edition, ; 2d edition, ; 3d edition, Also facsimile t.-p.

of Gilbert's De munde nostro sublunari philosophia nova, "Biographical memoir" p. ix-xxvii "To the most learned Mr. William Gilbert. Book 1. Chap. Ancient and modern writings on the Loadstone, with certain matters of mention only, various opinions, & vanities.

Chap. Magnet Stone, of what kind it is, and its discovery. Chap. The loadstone has parts distinct in their natural power, & poles conspicuous for their property. Chap. Which pole of the stone is the Boreal. Media in category "De Magnete (book)" This category contains only the following : William Gilbert.

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“Book III of the De magnete contains Gilbert’s explanation of the orientation taken by a lodestone that is balanced and free to turn, that is, the behavior of the magnetic compass the orientation of the compass was simply an alignment of the magnetic needle with the north and south poles of .This Dover edition is a complete, unabridged reprinting of the definitive English translation of De Magnete prepared by Dr.

P. Fleury Mottelay. Dr. Dr. Mottelay has added a number of footnotes that explain points that might be obscure to today's readers, who will find in this historically important text invaluable insights into the origins of 4/5(1).De Magnete: | | ||| | Title page of edition | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.