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The Posthumous Works of Robert Hooke

2nd Edition

By Robert Hooke


594 pages

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Published in 1971: This book represents the Posthumous works of the author, as well as lectures on Philosophy, Astronomy, and Science.

Table of Contents

1. The Present Deficiency of Natural Philosophy is discoursed of with the Methods of rendering it more certain and beneficial 2. The Nature, Motion and Effects of Light are treated of, particularly that of the Sun and Comets 3. An Hypothetical Explication of Memory; ow the Organs made use of by the Mind in its Operation may be Mechanically understood 4. An Hypothesis and Explication of the cause of Gravity, or Gravitation, Magnetism 5. Discourses of Earthquakes, their Causes and Effects, and Histories of several; to which are annext, Physical Explications of several of the fables in Ovid’s Matamorphoses, very different from other Mythologick Interpreters 6. Lectures for improving Navigation and Astronomy, with the Descriptions of several new and useful Instruments and Contrivances; the whole full of curious Disquisitions and Experiments

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Robert Hooke

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