Interactions - Mathematics, Physics and Philosophy, 1860-1930

Interactions - Mathematics, Physics and Philosophy, 1860-1930

von: Vincent F. Hendricks, Klaus F. Jørgensen, Jesper Lützen, Stig A. Pedersen

Springer-Verlag, 2007

ISBN: 9781402051951 , 338 Seiten

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Interactions - Mathematics, Physics and Philosophy, 1860-1930


 

REVIEWS

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CONTENTS

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PREFACE

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CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS

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KANT, HELMHOLTZ AND THE DETERMINACY OFHYSICAL THEORY

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A MECHANICAL IMAGE: HEINRICH HERTZ’S PRINCIPLES OF MECHANICS

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FROM CLASSICAL TO RELATIVISTIC MECHANICS: ELECTROMAGNETIC MODELS OF THE ELECTRON

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ENRIQUES: POPULARISING SCIENCE AND THE PROBLEMS OF GEOMETRY

147

HILBERT’S AXIOMATIC APPROACH TO THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE—A FAILED RESEARCH PROGRAM?

166

THE SPACE BETWEEN HELMHOLTZ AND EINSTEIN: MORITZ SCHLICK ON SPATIAL INTUITION AND THE FOUNDATIONS OF GEOMETRY

195

MATHEMATICAL STRUCTURE, “WORLD STRUCTURE,” AND THE PHILOSOPHICAL TURNING-POINT IN MODERN PHYSICS

217

EINSTEIN’S ALLIES AND ENEMIES: DEBATING RELATIVITY IN GERMANY, 1916-1920

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THE CHANGING CONCEPT OF MATTER IN H. WEYL’S THOUGHT, 1918–1930

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WHY DOES THE STANDARD MEASUREWORK IN STATISTICAL MECHANICS?

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INDEX

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