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An original theory or new hypothesis of the Universe, 1750

Wright, Thomas

An original theory or new hypothesis of the Universe, 1750

a facsimile reprint together with the first publication of A Theory of the Universe, 1734

by Wright, Thomas

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Published by Macdonald and Co., American Elsevier in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Thomas Wright of Durham; introduction and transcription by Michael A. Hoskin.
    SeriesHistory of science library: primary sources
    ContributionsWright, Thomas, 1711-1786., Hoskin, Michael A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB42 .W93 1750a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxviii, 178 p.
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5703253M
    ISBN 100444196129
    LC Control Number70139573

    An image from the book An Original Theory or New Hypothesis of the Universe by Thomas Wright. John Crerar Library “They Saw Stars: Art and Astronomy”. An Original Theory or New Hypothesis of the Universe and Particularly the Via Lactea], FIRST EDITION, lacking all before p.9, final leaf of text, subscribers list, and contents leaf, 32 engraved plates (of which 2 folding and 8 with mezzotint), every leaf remargined at gutter, recent half calf reusing earlier boards and spine [Norman ], 4to, [for the Author, and sold by H. Chapelle, ].

      Thomas Wright, An Original Theory or New Hypothesis of the Universe, London, Despite its intention to reconcile science and religion, Wright’s work influenced rationalists like Herschel, Laplace and the German philosopher Immanuel Kant, whose Theory of the Heavens expressed a number of original ideas on cosmology.   In he published An Original Theory or New Hypothesis of the Universe. Written as a series of letters to an anonymous friend, Wright lays out, in quite simple terms, his theories on the nature of the cosmos and of the Milky Way in particular.

    This edition first published This book reproduces the text of the original edition. The content and language reflect the beliefs, practices and terminology of their time, and have not been updated. An Original Theory or New Hypothesis of the Universe, Founded upon the Laws of Nature.   In he published An Original Theory or New Hypothesis of the Universe. Written as a series of letters to an anonymous friend, Wright lays .


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Astronomy Wright's publication An An original theory or new hypothesis of the Universe theory or new hypothesis of the Universe () explained the appearance of the Milky Way as "an optical effect due to our immersion in what locally approximates to a flat layer of stars." His idea was taken up and elaborated by Immanuel Kant in his Universal Natural History and Theory of the Heavens.

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An original theory or new hypothesis of the universe: founded upon general phaenomena of the visible creation; and particularly the Via the laws of nature, and solving by mathematical principles: the Lactea compris'd in nine familiar letters from the author to his friendand: illustrated with upward of thirty graven and mezzotinto plates.

Description London ed. of has title: An original theory or new hypothesis of the universe. Also available in digital form. London ed. of has title: An original theory or new hypothesis of the universe The universe and the stars, being an original theory on the visible creation, founded on the laws of nature The universe and the stars, being an original theory.

An original theory or new hypothesis of the universe: founded upon the laws of nature, and solving by mathematical principles the general phaenomena of the visible creation, and particularly the Via Lactea: compris'd in nine familiar letters from the author to his friend, and illustrated with upwards of thirty graven and mezzotinto plates, by the best masters.

Universal Natural History and Theory of the Heavens (German: Allgemeine Naturgeschichte und Theorie des Himmels), subtitled or an Attempt to Account for the Constitutional and Mechanical Origin of the Universe upon Newtonian Principles, is a work written and published anonymously by Immanuel Kant in According to Kant, the Solar System is merely a smaller version of the fixed star.

InWright published the book for which he is most famous, An Original Theory of the Universe. The work is richly embellished with engraved illustrations on dark backgrounds and fragments of poetry.

In the work he concluded that the must be arranged in a disc or grindstone, or else in a spherical shell. Get this from a library. An original theory or new hypothesis of the universe, founded upon the laws of nature, and solving by mathematical principles the general phænomena of the visible creation; and particularly the via lactea.

[Thomas Wright]. Book Description Both an amateur astronomer and a strongly religious man, Thomas Wright () is known for his description of the Milky Way as disc-shaped. The various claims he made, based on a combination of his observations and his religious beliefs, are given in this illustrated and influential work of Cited by: 1.

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He taught navigation as a young man and published books describing navigational instruments and mapping the heavens. His Original theory of the universe was published by subscription inand numerous aristocratic names are listed among the subscribers.

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Chapelle,   An original theory or new hypothesis of the universe founded upon the laws of nature, and solving by mathematical principles the general phaenomena of the visible creation; and particularly the via lactea. by Wright, Thomas. Published by Printed for the author in London.Wright on the "plurality of systems" (from his An Original Theory or New Hypothesis of the Universe ) Wright also writes on the minuteness of the human condition, of the perfect sense of nothingness that is the Earth in a sea of infinite possibilities of other earths and earthy creations, which was definitely an outpost of thinking in.