Catalogue Entry: THEM00167

Draft account of Newton's life at Cambridge

Author: John Conduitt

Source: Keynes Ms. 130.04, King's College, Cambridge, UK

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[1] * (which Hobbes calls the mother of all Philosophy) – Human nature – p. 112 –

[2] Memorandum Sir I. in the Philosophical transactions – 1. Vol. {Cowlturp} p. 128 – says it was 1666 – but in the same page he mentions using 2 prisms which he told me he did not buy the 2d till the year following – NB. he does not name Descartes but calls his book the celebrated Phænomena of colours

[3] Memorandum he says so p. 296 Phil. Tran. Abrid. p. 196 –

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