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John Theophilus Desaguliers

Audrey T. Carpenter

John Theophilus Desaguliers

a natural philosopher, engineer and freemason in Newtonian England

by Audrey T. Carpenter

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Published by Continuum International Pub. Group in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physicists,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-325) and index.

    StatementAudrey T. Carpenter
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC16.D47 C37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 339 p. :
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25329507M
    ISBN 109781441182227, 9781441127785
    LC Control Number2011294414
    OCLC/WorldCa727325933


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The Rev. John Theophilus Desaguliers, LL.D., F.R.S., was born on Maat Rochelle, in France. He was the son of a French Protestant clergyman; and, his father having removed to England as a refugee on the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, he was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took lessons of the celebrated Keill in.

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Desaguliers was taken to Guernsey when he was less than three years old by his Huguenot parents, who in settled in Islington, where the father taught school and educated his son.

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John Theophilus Desaguliers (–) was a French-born English Huguenot who made his name as a public lecturer in London and a demonstrator at the Royal Society, writing a very popular introduction to Isaac Newton's natural philosophy, the two-volume A course of experimental philosophy (–).

This paper looks at the influence of three French Author: Andrew M. Morris. Theophilus / θ i ˈ ɒ f ɪ l ə s / is the name or honorary title of the person to whom the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles are addressed (LukeActs ).It is thought that both the Gospel of Luke and Acts of the Apostles were written by the same author, and often argued that the two books were originally a single unified work.

Both Luke and Acts were written in a. John Theophilus ou Jean Théophile Desaguliers (La Rochelle, 12 de março de — Londres, 29 de fevereiro de ) foi um filósofo natural francês.

Membro da Royal Society de Londres, assistente e divulgador de Isaac Newton. Foi o único a receber a Medalha Copley três vezes [1].

"Em consideração aos seus diversos experimentos apresentados à Royal Society"Alma mater: Christ Church (Oxford). Accordingly, inthe Desaguliers family came to England, the fouryear old John Theophilus being hidden in a linen basket.

His father obtained a ministership in London, under the protection of Bishop Compton (incidentally a distant relative of. John Theophilus Desaguliers (–): popularising Newton. John Theophilus Desaguliers, Huguenot émigré, priest, freemason, engineer and natural philosopher, was both a protégé and promoter of Newton.

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