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The Mathematical and Philosophical Works of the Right Rev. John Wilkins

1st Edition

By John Wilkins


266 pages

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Originally published in 1708, this volume is an exact facsimile reproduction the 1802 edition of The Mathematical and Philosophical Works of the Right Rev. John Wilkins, and includes an index, added for the 1970 new impression.

The book includes the works of Bishop John Wilkins, as well as a note on the life of the author; Bishop John Wilkins, as Warden of Wadham Colelge, Oxford and Master of Trinity College Cambridge, played a major role in the revitalization of British university education in the middle of the seventeenth century. Moreover, he was a prime mover in the establishment of the Royal Society of London and was its first secretary.

Table of Contents

Book 1: That the Moon May Be a World. Book 2: That the Earth May be a Planet.

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