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The Newtonian system of philosophy adapted to the capacities of young gentlemen and ladies

Tom Telescope

The Newtonian system of philosophy adapted to the capacities of young gentlemen and ladies

... being the substance of six lectures read to the Lilliputian Society, by Tom Telescope, A.M. and collected and methodized ... by ... Mr. Newbery, ... Who has also added a variety of copper-plate cuts ...

by Tom Telescope

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Published by printed for T. Carnan and F. Newbery, jun in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],125,[15]p.,plates
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21628908M

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The Newtonian System of Philosophy: Adapted to the Capacities of Young Ladies and Gentlemen, and Familiarized and Made Entertaining by Objects with which They are Intimately Acquainted: Being the Substance of Six Lectures, Read to a Select Company of Friends: Author: Tom Telescope: Publisher: Ogilvy and Speare, Original from: Harvard.

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[ 98 ] LECTURE VI. Of the Five Senses of Man, and of his Understanding. A T our next meeting there was a great deal of good company, who came to hear the Boys Philosophy, as they called it; on which account I could observe that Master Telescope took less pains to be understood by the young Gentlemen and Ladies, and ad dressed himself more particularly to those of greater abilities.

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"The Newtonian System of Philosophy, Adapted to the Capacities of Young Gentlemen and Ladies" a book nicknamed "Philosophy of Tops and Balls;" in which Tom Telescope gave lectures on scientific topics to children while also teaching the virtues of good manner and citizenship; immensely popular especially in Britain.

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The most famous is The Newtonian System of Philosophy Adapted to the Capacities of Young Gentlemen and Ladies. John Newbery died 22 Decemberin Islington, north London. He is buried in his birthplace of Waltham Saint Notable works: The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes.

Newtonianism is a philosophical and scientific doctrine inspired by the beliefs and methods of natural philosopher Isaac Newton's influential contributions were primarily in physics and mathematics, his broad conception of the universe as being governed by rational and understandable laws laid the foundation for many strands of Enlightenment thought.

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Newton for children: Tom Telescope. Click on an image to enlarge In the first of a series of books was published written by John Newbery (–) attributed to the pseudonymous Tom Telescope, the most famous being The Newtonian System of Philosophy Adapted to the Capacities of Young Gentlemen and books featured a young boy (Tom) lecturing his friends on the.

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Newbery's prosperity did not just come from publishing; he was one of the most successful merchants in England at the time.

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