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On the loadstone and magnetic bodies

William Gilbert

On the loadstone and magnetic bodies

and on the great magnet the earth. A new physiology, demonstrated with many arguments and experiments, 1600

by William Gilbert

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Published by Edwards Brothers in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magnetism -- Early works to 1800.

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    Other titlesWilliam Gilbert of Colchester, physician of London, on the loadstone and magnetic bodies, and on the great magnet the earth.
    Statement[by] William Gilbert of Colchester, physician of London ; translated by P. Fleury Mottelay, 1892.
    SeriesClassics of the St. John"s program
    ContributionsMottelay, Paul Fleury, b. 1841.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, xxxi-liv, 368 p. :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15075319M

    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. Great Books of the Western World (Vol. 28) On the Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies; Concerning the Two New Sciences; On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals. On the Generation of Animals by Gilbert, Galileo, Harvey A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of Rating: % positive.

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On the loadstone and magnetic bodies and on the great magnet the Earth / William Gilbert, translated by P. Fleury Mottelay --Dialogues concerning the two new sciences / Galileo Galilei, translated by Henry Crew and Alfonso de Salvio --Anatomical disquisition on the motion of the heart and blood in animals / William Harvey, translated by Robert.

On the loadstone and magnetic bodies, and on the great magnet the earth: a new physiology, demonstrated with many arguments and experiments. A translation by P.

Fleury Mottelay [Gilbert, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. On the loadstone and magnetic bodies, and on the great magnet the earth: a new physiology, Author: William Gilbert. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm.

Contents: On the loadstone and magnetic bodies and on the great magnet the Earth / William Gilbert ; translated by P. Fleury Mottelay --Dialogues concerning the two new sciences / Galileo Galilei ; translated by Henry Crew and Alfonso de Salvio --An anatomical.

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a New Physiology Demonstra [William Gilbert] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without. Other articles where On the Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies and on the Great Magnet the Earth is discussed: William Gilbert: de Magno Magnete Tellure (; On the Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies and on the Great Magnet the Earth), gives a full account of his research on magnetic bodies and electrical attractions.

After years of experiments, he concluded that a. 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.

Why no other bodies save the magnetic are imbued with verticity by friction with a loadstone; and why no body not magnetic can impart and awaken that force XIV. "The position of a loadstone, now above, anon beneath, a magnetic body suspended in equilibrium, alters neither the force nor the verticity of the magnetic body"Pages: Educated as a physician, Gilbert settled in London and began to practice in His principal work, De Magnete, Magneticisque Corporibus, et de Magno Magnete Tellure (; On the Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies and on the Great Magnet the Earth), gives a full account of his research on magnetic bodies and electrical attractions.

After years. william gilbert of colchester, physician of london, on the loadstone and magnetic bodies, and on the great magnet the earth.

a new physiology, demonstratedwith manyarguments andexperiments. "electrica, quae attrahunt eadem rationc utelectricum." a translation by p. fleury mottelay, authorof "thechronological history ofelectricity, magnrtism, etc." new york: johnwiley&.

William Gilbert of Colchester, Physician of London: On the Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies, and on the Great Magnet the Earth; A New Physiology. Great Books of the Western World, [, Vol. 28 Gilbert, Galileo, Harvey ] (On the Loadstone and Magnetic bodies, by William Gilbert; Concerning the Two New Sciences, by Galileo Galilei; and, On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Aminals.

Great Books of the Western World (Vol. 28) On the Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies; Concerning the Two New Sciences; On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals. On the Generation of Animals Rated stars. William Gilbert (/ ˈ ɡ ɪ l b ər t /; 24 May – 30 November ), also known as Gilberd, was an English physician, physicist and natural 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 Born: 24 MayColchester, England. The Online Books Page William Gilbert of Colchester, Physician of London, on the Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies, and on the Great Magnet the Earth: A New Physiology, Demonstrated with Many Arguments and Experiments.

On the Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies and on the Great Magnet the Earth: A New Physiology, Demonstrated with many Arguments and Experiments (), trans. Fleury Mottelay (), Author’s Preface, xlvii.

Much of modern science is based upon the theories and discoveries of William Gilbert, the brilliant English physician and physicist who was the first great experimental scientist. Gilbert was the first to use the word "electricity," to recognize mass as distinct from weight, to discover the effect of heat upon magnetic bodies, to differentiate clearly between static electricity and magnetism.

William Gilbert of Colchester, Physician of London, on the Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies, and on The Great Magnet of the Earth.A New Physiology, Demonstrated with Many Arguments and Experiments "Electrica quae attrahunt eadem ratione ut electricum" A translation of De Magnete by P.

Fleury Mottelay. The book also contains Mottelay's Biographical Memoir of Gilbert and. Historical Beginnings of Theories of Electricity and Magnetism Michael Fowler.

U Va Physics. The first records of electricity and magnetism. The most primitive electrical and magnetic phenomena --the attraction of dry light material such as chaff to rubbed amber, and the attraction of iron to loadstone --were no doubt observed beforeFile Size: KB."How to Read a Book" is a book by Mortimer book gives guidelines for critically reading good and great books of any tradition.

At the conclusion of the book is provided the following recommended reading list.Gilbert, William, William Gilbert of Colchester, physician of London. On the loadstone and magnetic bodies, and on the great magnet the earth. A new physiology, demonstrated with many arguments and experiments.