Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica
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Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, Latin for "Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy", often called the Principia (sometimes Principia Mathematica), is a work in three books by Isaac Newton, first published 5 July 1687.
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See also
- Atomism
- Elements of the Philosophy of Newton
- Previous writings by Newton, including Quaestiones quadem philosophicae, De motu corporum in gyrum
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