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Specula Mathematica

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Specula Mathematica

By Roger Bacon


This is the first appearance in print of part IV of Bacon's 'Opus Majus,' here titled 'Specula Mathematica. ' Bacon's mathematics┬ were┬ essentially Aristotelian, but he still managed in this work to anticipate Newton's inverse-square law by four centuries and the Gregor…

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