A course of mechanical and experimental philosophy : consisting of Seven Parts. I. The Principles of Mechanicks, and the Force of the Simple and Compound Machines. II. The Galilean and Newtonian Philosophy. III. The Laws of Hydrostaticks, or the Effects of the Gravitation of Fluids. IV. Pneumaticks; or the peculiar Properties of the Air, and the Phaenomena depending on its Pressure and Elasticity. V. Several Miscellaneous Experiments; being an Explanation of the Engines and Inventions of Use for the Accommodation of Life, and Depending on the Effects of the Mechanical, Hydrostatical, and Pneumatical Principles, with the Engines themselves, or Draughts or Models, proper to the Occasion. VI. Opticks, Explaining the Nature of Vision, of Reflecting and Refracting Glasses, and of Light and Colours, according to Sir Isaac Newton's Theory. Vii. Astronomy; or the System of the Universe more particularly Explain'd. N. B. These Courses will be Perform'd over the Bedford Coffee-House Covent-Garden, and at the Academy in Tower-Street. By Mr. James Stirling, F. R. S. Mr. Peter Brown, Mr. William Watts, and Mr. William Deam, Mathematical Instrument-Maker, and by whom the principal Instruments of the Apparatus were made. To begin over the Bedford Coffee-House Covent-Garden. To begin at the Academy Tower-Street

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Published: [London] 1727, Printed in the Year, 1727
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Item Description:A syllabus. - English Short Title Catalog, T1874. - Reproduction of original from British Library
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