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The Resource The concepts and theories of modern physics, Edited by Percy W. Bridgman

The concepts and theories of modern physics, Edited by Percy W. Bridgman

Label
The concepts and theories of modern physics
Title
The concepts and theories of modern physics
Statement of responsibility
Edited by Percy W. Bridgman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1823-1900
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stallo, J. B.
Dewey number
530.101
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC73
LC item number
.S78 1960
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
John Harvard library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • Force and energy
  • Physique
  • Force et énergie
  • Fisica (Filosofia)
Label
The concepts and theories of modern physics, Edited by Percy W. Bridgman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introductory -- First principles of the mechanical theory of the universe -- The proposition that the elementary units of mass are equal -- The proposition that the elementary units of mass are absolutely hard and inelastic -- The proposition that th elementary units of mass are absolutely inert -- The proposition that all potential energy is in reality kinetic--evolution of the doctrine of the conservation of energy -- The theory of the atomic constitution of matter -- The kinetic theory of gases--conditions of the validity of scientific hypotheses -- The relation of thoughts to things--the formation of concepts--metaphysical theories -- Character and origin of the mechanical theory--its exemplification of the first and second radical error of metaphysics -- Character and origin of the mechanical theory (continued)--its exemplification of the third radical error of metaphysics -- Character and origin of the mechanical theory (continued)--its exemplification of the fourth radical error of metaphysics -- The theory of the absolute finitude of the world and of space--the assumption of an absolute maximum of material existence as a necessary complement to the assumption of the atom as its absolute minimum--ontology in mathematics--the reification of space--modern transcendental geometry--non-homaloidal (spherical and pseudo-spherical) space -- Metageometrical space in the light of modern analysis--Riemann's essay -- Cosmological and cosmogenetic speculations--the nebular hypothesis -- Conclusion
Control code
305997
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxix, 325 pages
Lccn
60005737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)305997
  • (WaOLN)846424
Label
The concepts and theories of modern physics, Edited by Percy W. Bridgman
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introductory -- First principles of the mechanical theory of the universe -- The proposition that the elementary units of mass are equal -- The proposition that the elementary units of mass are absolutely hard and inelastic -- The proposition that th elementary units of mass are absolutely inert -- The proposition that all potential energy is in reality kinetic--evolution of the doctrine of the conservation of energy -- The theory of the atomic constitution of matter -- The kinetic theory of gases--conditions of the validity of scientific hypotheses -- The relation of thoughts to things--the formation of concepts--metaphysical theories -- Character and origin of the mechanical theory--its exemplification of the first and second radical error of metaphysics -- Character and origin of the mechanical theory (continued)--its exemplification of the third radical error of metaphysics -- Character and origin of the mechanical theory (continued)--its exemplification of the fourth radical error of metaphysics -- The theory of the absolute finitude of the world and of space--the assumption of an absolute maximum of material existence as a necessary complement to the assumption of the atom as its absolute minimum--ontology in mathematics--the reification of space--modern transcendental geometry--non-homaloidal (spherical and pseudo-spherical) space -- Metageometrical space in the light of modern analysis--Riemann's essay -- Cosmological and cosmogenetic speculations--the nebular hypothesis -- Conclusion
Control code
305997
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxix, 325 pages
Lccn
60005737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)305997
  • (WaOLN)846424

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