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Simon LAPLACE Exposition du systême du monde

Simon LAPLACE

Exposition du systême du monde

De l'imprimerie de Crapelet, chez Duprat, à Paris 1799, in-4 (19x26cm), viij, 351pp., relié.


Mentioned second edition. The first edition was published in 1796. Sheepskin Full flamed contemporary. Smooth back ornate coffered nets and stars. Part of title in red morocco. Cap head torn off. Last box tail ripped off. Upper joint split of 10 cm. Back insolated. Rubbed together. Bites on the first page of text. Astronomical treatise, though still general since Laplace give momentum in Celestial Mechanics in five volumes, the exposure of the world system is determinative of the final advent of mathematics in the field of astronomy . Laplace shows especially his philosophical position, that of an absolute determinism. "We must therefore consider the present state of the universe as the effect of its previous state and as the cause that will follow." Mathematics become the preferred tool for probing it is impossible to know and see, as the hypothesis of black holes Aura Laplace. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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