Philosophy 167: Class 13 - Part 12 - A Controversial Scholium in De Motu: Deriving the Ellipse from the Inverse Square.

Smith, George E. (George Edwin), 1938-

2014-12-02

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  • Synopsis: Newton derived elliptical motion from his inverse square centripetal force.

    Opening line: "Problem three. A body orbits an ellipse. There is required to find the law of centrifugal force tending to a focus of the ellipse."

    Duration: 4:44 minutes.

    Segment: Class 13, Part 12.
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