An original theory or new hypothesis of the universe : founded upon the laws of nature, and solving by mathematical principles : the general phaenomena of the visible creation; and particularly the Via Lactea [...]. London : printed for the author, and sold by H. Chapelle, MDCCL 
Contenu du document
- PDF Plat supérieur
- PDF Page de titre
- PDF The preface.
- PDF Table des matières
- PDF Directions for placing the plates.
- PDF Some of the principal errata.
- PDF A list of the subscribers.
- PDF Letter the first. Opinions of the most eminent authors whose sentiments on the following subject have been published in their works.
- PDF Letter the second. Concerning the nature of mathematical certainty, and the various degrees of moral probability proper for conjecture.
- PDF Letter the third. Concerning the nature, magnitude, and motion of the planetary bodies round the sun, &c.
- PDF Letter the fourth. Of the nature of the heavenly bodies continued, with the opinions of the antients concerning the sun and stars.
- PDF Letter the fifth. Of the order, distance, and multiplicity of the stars, the Via lactea, and extent of the visible creation.
- PDF Letter the sixth. Of general motion amongst the stars, the plurality of systems, and innumerability of worlds.
- PDF Letter the seventh. The hypothesis, of theory, fully explained and demonstrated, proving the sidereal creation to be finite.
- PDF Letter the eighth. Of time and space, with regard to the known objects of immensity and duration.
- PDF Letter the ninth. Reflections, by way of general scolia, of consequences relating to the immortality of the soul, and concerning infinity and eternity.
- PDF Plat inférieur