# Who wrote the work "The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy"?

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###### LITERATURE QUESTION #2204

Who wrote the work "The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy"?

##### Sir Isaac Newton

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Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727) was an English mathematician, physicist and astronomer, who notably stated the laws of gravity, mass attraction and motion. Newton is considered to have written one of the most important works of science, PhilosophiĆ¦ Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, 1687). The work provides a mathematical description of the laws that govern the motion of celestial bodies. Newton also put forward the law of gravity.

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