William Whiston (1667-1752)

Country : Grande-Bretagne
Language : anglais
Gender : masculin
Birth : Norton-juxta-Twycross (G. B.), 09-12-1667
Death : Lyndon Hall (G. B.), 22-08-1752
Note :
A écrit aussi en latin
Théologien et astronome. - Professeur de mathématiques à Cambridge, d'où il fut exclu pour ses écrits théologiques. - Traducteur de Flavius Josèphe
Field : Religion
Mathématiques
Variant of the name : Gulielmus Whiston (1667-1752) (latin)
ISNI : ISNI 0000 0001 0887 7913

Activities of William Whiston (1667-1752) (50)

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Astronomical principles of religion, natural and reveal'd
Die ältesten Karten der Isogonen, Isoklinen, Isodynamen
A new, theory of the earth
Willhelm Whiston,... Gründlicher Beweis dass die in der Offenbahrung befindliche Geschichte von der Schöpfung der Welt und die allda geschehene Verkündigung von dem Untergange der Welt mit der gesunden Vernunft keinesweges streite. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt...
Memoirs of the life and writings of Mr. William Whiston, containing memoirs of several of his friends also, written by himself. The 2nd edition...
Mr. Whiston's Sacred history of the Old and New Testament, from the creation of the world till the days of Constantine the Great, reduced into annals...
The Longitude discovered by the eclipses, occulations and conjunctions of Jupiter's planets with descriptions of those refracting and reflecting telescopes, and of those sectors and that quadrant, which are the instruments necessary for this discovery, both at land and sea, to which is added an ephemeris for the latter half of the year of our Lord 1738, containing the configurations of Jupiter's planets at six a clock every evening, while Jupiter is to be any where seen, with those eclipses, occulations and conjunctions that are useful for the discovery of the longitude, both at land and sea... By Will. Whiston,...
A New theory of the earth from its original to the consummation of all things, wherein the creation of the world in six days, the universal deluge and the general conflagration, as laid down in the Holy Scriptures, are shewn to be perfectly agreeable to reason and philosophy, with a large introduction concerning the genuine nature, style and extent of the Mosaik history of the creation. By William Whiston,... The 5th edition, to which is added an appendix containing a new theory of the deluge
An account of the daemoniacks and of the power of casting out daemons, both in the New Testament, and in the four first centuries
Astronomical lectures read in the publick schools at Cambridge, by William Whiston,... whereunto is added a collection of astronomical tables being those of Mr. Flamsteed corrected, Dr. Halley, "Monsieur" Cassini and Mr. Street. For the use of young students in the University. The 2nd edition corrected
A. Collection of authentick records belonging to the Old and New Testament, translated into English by William Whiston,...
Astronomical principles of religion natural and reveal'd in nine parts : I. "Lemmata", or the known laws of matter and motion ; II. A particular account of the system of the universe ; III. The truth of that system briefly demonstrated ; IV. Certain observations drawn from that system ; V. Probable conjectures of the nature and uses of the several celestial bodies contain'd in the same system ; VI. Important principles of natural religion demonstrated from the foregoing observations ; VII. Important principles of divine revelation confirm'd from the foregoing conjectures ; VIII. Such inferences shewn to be the common voice of nature and reason, from the testimonies of the most considerable persons in all ages ; IX. A recapitulation of the whole, with a large and serious address to all, especially to the scepticks and unbelievers of our age. Together with a preface of the temper of mind necessary for the discovery of divine truth, and of the degree of evidence that ought to be expected in divine matters. B...
A Supplement to the Literal accomplishment of Scripture prophecies containing Observations on Dr. Clarke's and bishop Chandler's late Discourses on the prophecies of the Old Testament, with four dissertations : I. Upon Isaiah's prophecy concerning a son to be born of a virgin ; II. Upon Daniel's 70 weeks ; III. Upon the 4th Eclogue of Virgil as compar'd with the Sibylline oracles ; IV. Upon the curses denounc'd against Cain and Lamech before the flood, proving that the Africans and Indians are their posterity. By William Whiston,...
The Literal accomplishment of Scripture prophecies, being a full answer to a late "Discourse of the grounds and reasons of the Christian religion" [, by Anthony Collins], containing : I. Predictions of the Old Testament concerning the Messias cited in the four Gospels and Acts of the Apostles... ; II. Predictions in Dan. XI from the days of Cyrus the Persian, to the end of the world... ; III. Predictions contained in the four Gospels... ; IV. Natural preparations for the destruction of Antichrist, for the revival of primitive christianity and for the restoration of the Jews in the last days ; V. Predictions preparatory to the destruction of Antichrist to the revival of primitive christianity and to the restoration of the Jews in the last days... ; VI. Corrections and improvements to the sermons at Mr. Boyle's lecture, concerning the accomplishment of Scripture prophecies ; VII. Corrections and improvements to the Essay on the revelation of St. John. With a large appendix to prove that Aristea's History of...
Mr. Whiston's Letter to the Right Hon. the earl of Nottingham concerning the eternity of the Son of God and of the Holy Spirit. The 2nd edition improved, to which is prefix'd a large preface upon occasion of the Lord Nottingham's Answer to that letter, and whereto are added Athanasian confessions, that the Antenicene writers were against the Athanasian, and for the Eusebian doctrine
Sir Isaac Newton's Mathematick philosophy more easily demonstrated, with Dr. Halley's Account of comets illustrated, being forty lectures read in the publick schools at Cambridge, by William Whiston,... For the use of the young students there. In this English edition, the whole is corrected and improved by the author
A new method for discovering the longitude both at sea and land
Reflexions on an anonymous pamphlet [, by Anthony Collins] entituled "A Discourse of free thinking". By William Whiston,...
Primitive christianity reviv'd in four parts, containing : Part I. The larger Epistles of Ignatius ; Part II. The Apostolical constitutions ; Part III. An essay on those constitutions ; Part IV. An account of the primitive faith concerning the Trinity and incarnation... By William Whiston,...
Primitive christianity reviv'd... Vol. I...
Primitive christianity reviv'd in four volumes : Vol. I. containing the Epistles of Ignatius, both larger and smaller in Greek and English ; Vol. II. The Apostolical constitutions in Greek and English ; Vol. III. An essay on those apostolical constitutions ; Vol. IV. An account of the primitive faith containing the Trinity and Incarnation. By William Whiston,...
Praelectiones physico-mathematicae Cantabrigiae in scholis publicis habitae, quibus philosophia illustrissimi Newtoni mathematica explicatius traditur et facilius demonstratur ; cometographia etiam Halleiana commentariolo illustratur a Gulielmo Whiston,... In usum juventutis academicae
Sermons and essays upon several subjects : I. On the penitent thief ; II. The pecular excellency of the Christian religion ; III. The antiquity of the christian covenant ; IV Against the sleep of the soul ; V. Charity schools recommended (reprinted) ; VI. Upon the several ascensions of Christ (reprinted and enlarged) ; VII. Upon the brethen and sisters of Christ ; VIII. Reason and philosophy no enemies to faith ; IX. Of the restoration of the Jews ; X. Advice for the study of divinity, to which is added XI. "Incerti auctoris de Regula veritatis sive fidei, vulgo Novatiani de Trinitate liber". By William Whiston,...
Praelectiones astronomicae Cantabrigiae in scholis publicis habitae a Gulielmo Whiston,... quibus accedunt tabulae plurimae astronomicae Flamstedianae correctae, Halleianae, Cassinianae et Streetianae. In usum juventutis academicae
Praelectiones astronomicae Cantabrigiae in scholis publicis habitae...
Praelectione astronomicae Cantabrigiae in scholis publicis habitae a Gulielmo Whiston,... quibus accedunt tabulae plurimae astronomicae Flamstedianae correctae, Halleianae, Cassinianae et Streetianae...
A Short view of the chronology of the Old Testament and of the harmony of the four Evangelists, by William Whiston,...
A Vindication of the "New theory of the earth" from the exceptions of Mr. Keill and others, with an historical preface of the occasions of the discoveries therein contain'd, and some corrections and additions
A new theory of the earth from its original to the consummation of all things
A Scheme of the solar systeme with the orbits of the planets and comets belonging thereto...

Éditeur scientifique (8)

Elementa Euclidea geometriae planae ac solidae et Selecta ex Archimede theoremata ; ejusdem Trigonometria plana... Quibus nunc primum accedunt Trigonometria sphaerica [nec non de Cycloide et logistica] Rogerii Josephi Boscovitch,... et Sectiones conicae Guidonis Grandi, annotationibus... Octaviani Cameti explicatae...
A genealogical history of the house of Yvery, in its different branches of Yvery, Luvel, Perceval and Gournay
Historiae armenicae libri III. Accedit... Epitome geographiae. Praemittitur praefatio quae de literatura ac versione sacra armenica agit, et subjicitur appendix quae continet epistolas duas armeniacas, primam Corinthiorum ad Paulum apostolum, alteram Pauli apostoli ad Corinthios, nunc primum ex codice ms. integre divulgatas. Armeniace ediderunt, latine verterunt notisque illustrarunt Gulielmus et Georgius, Gul. Whistoni filii,...
The Elements of Euclid with select theorems out of Archimedes... To which are added practical corollaries shewing the use of many of the propositions... In this 6th edition is added an "Appendix of practical geometry..." by S. F.
Arithmetica universalis # sive De compositione et resolutione arithmetica liber
Elementa geometriae planae ac solidae, et Selecta ex Archimede theoremata. Accedunt corollaria... illustrandis Elementis accomodata et varias propositionum plurimarum usus continentia... Editio 2a...
Arithmetica universalis, sive de Compositione et resolutione arithmetica liber, cui accessit Halleiana aequationum radices arithmetice inveniendi methodus. In usum juventutis academicae
Arithmetica universalis; sive De compositione et resolutione arithmetica liber

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An exact trigonometrical survey of the British Channel
An exact trigonometrical survey of the British Channel...
A scheme of the solar system with the orbits of the planets and comets belonging therets described from Dr. Halley's accurate table of comets ...

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William Whiston
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