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Nontechnical essays on hypothesis in physical theory, concept of number, magnitude, force, intuition vs. logic, more. Chapters include "On the Nature of Mathematical Reasoning," "Mathematical Magnitude and Experiment," "Non-Euclidean Geometries," "Space and Geometry," "Experiment and Geometry," The Classical Mechanics," "Energy and Thermo-Dynamics," "Hypotheses in Physics," and "The Calculus of Probabilities."

Synopsis:

Nontechnical essays on hypothesis in physical theory, concept of number, magnitude, force, intuition vs. logic, more. Chapters include "On the Nature of Mathematical Reasoning," "Mathematical Magnitude and Experiment," "Non-Euclidean Geometries," "Space and Geometry," "Experiment and Geometry," The Classical Mechanics," "Energy and Thermo-Dynamics," "Hypotheses in Physics," and "The Calculus of Probabilities."

Table of Contents

TRANSLATOR'S NOTE

INTRODUCTION

AUTHOR'S PREFACE

PART I. NUMBER AND MAGNITUDE.

 CHAPTER I. ON THE NATURE OF MATHEMATICAL REASONING

 CHAPTER II. MATHEMATICAL MAGNITUDE AND EXPERIMENT

PART II. SPACE.

 CHAPTER III. NON-EUCLIDEAN GEOMETRIES

 CHAPTER IV. SPACE AND GEOMETRY

 CHAPTER V. EXPERIMENT AND GEOMETRY

PART III. FORCE.

 CHAPTER VI. THE CLASSICAL MECHANICS

 CHAPTER VII. RELATIAVE AND ABSOLUTE MOTION

 CHAPTER VIII. ENERGY AND THERMO-DYNAMICS

PART IV. NATURE.

 CHAPTER IX. HYPOTHESES IN PHYSICS

 CHAPTER X. THE THEORIES OF MODERN PHYSICS

 CHAPTER XI. THE CALCULUS OF PROBABILITIES

 CHAPTER XII. OPTICS AND ELECTRICITY

 CHAPTER XIII. ELECTRO-DYNAMICS

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ISBN:
9780486602219
Author:
Poincare, Henri
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
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Author:
Henri
Author:
Poincar, Henri
Author:
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Author:
Poincar
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Hypothesis.
Subject:
Number Theory
Subject:
physical theory
Subject:
Psychology : General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.68 lb

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