## A Catalogue of the Portsmouth Collection of Books and Papers Written by Or Belonging to Sir Isaac Newton: The Scientific Portion of which Has Been Presented by the Earl of Portsmouth to the University of Cambridge |

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**Fluxions**IV . Enumeration of Lines of the Third Order V. On the Quadrature of Curves VI . Papers relating to Geometry . VII . Miscellaneous Mathematical subjects VIII . Papers connected with the Principia . ' A. General IX . Page xv

A great many of the Newton papers relate to the dispute with Leibnitz about the discovery of

A great many of the Newton papers relate to the dispute with Leibnitz about the discovery of

**Fluxions**or the Differential Calculus . They show that Newton's feelings were greatly excited on this subject , and that he considered that N. Page xvii

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**Fluxions**, that he had not only seen this tract of Newton's , but had actually taken a copy of part of it . ... which Newton sometimes but by no means invariably employed to denote**Fluxions**, Leibnitz could hardly fail to see ... Page xviii

The same year in May I found the method of tangents of Gregory and Slusius , and in November had the direct method of

The same year in May I found the method of tangents of Gregory and Slusius , and in November had the direct method of

**Fluxions**, and the next year in January had the Theory of Colours , and in May following I had entrance into the ... Page 2

**FLUXIONS**. 1. Transcript of a Tract on**Fluxions**said to have been written by Newton in November , 1666 . 2. Tract relating to the History of**Fluxions**, transcribed from one which was probably written by Jones . 3.### What people are saying - Write a review

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