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The Resource The foundations of science : science and hypothesis, the value of science, science and method, by H. Poincaré ; authorized translation by George Bruce Halsted, with a special preface by Poincaré and an introduction by Josiah Royce

The foundations of science : science and hypothesis, the value of science, science and method, by H. Poincaré ; authorized translation by George Bruce Halsted, with a special preface by Poincaré and an introduction by Josiah Royce

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The foundations of science : science and hypothesis, the value of science, science and method
Title
The foundations of science
Title remainder
science and hypothesis, the value of science, science and method
Statement of responsibility
by H. Poincaré ; authorized translation by George Bruce Halsted, with a special preface by Poincaré and an introduction by Josiah Royce
Creator
Contributor
Author of introduction,
Translator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
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DLC
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1854-1912
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Poincaré, Henri
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175
LC item number
.P8 1946
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
Q 175
NLM item number
P751f 1946
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  • Halsted, George Bruce
  • Royce, Josiah
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Philosophy
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Science
Label
The foundations of science : science and hypothesis, the value of science, science and method, by H. Poincaré ; authorized translation by George Bruce Halsted, with a special preface by Poincaré and an introduction by Josiah Royce
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Publication
Note
Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Science and hypothesis -- The value of science -- Science and method
  • Henri Poincaré -- Author's preface to the translation -- Science and hypothesis. Introduction by Royce -- Introduction -- Part I. Number and magnitude. On the nature of mathematical reasoning -- Part II. Space. The non-Euclidean geometrics ; Space and geometry ; Experience and geometry -- Part II. Force. The classic mechanics ; Relative motion and absolute motion ; Energy and thermodynamics -- Part IV. Nature. Hypothesis in physics ; The theories of modern physics ; The calculus of probabilities ; Optics and electricity ; Electrodynamics -- The value of science. Translator's introduction -- Does the scientist create science? -- The mind dispelling optical illusions -- Euclid not necessary -- Without hypothesis, no science -- What outcome? -- Introduction -- Part I. The mathematical sciences. Intuition and logic in mathematics ; The measure of time ; The notion of space ; Space and its three dimensions -- Part II. The physical sciences. Analysis and physics ; Astronomy ; The history of mathematical physics ; The present crisis of mathematical physics ; The future of mathematical physics -- Part III. The objective value of science. Is science artificial? ; Science and reality -- Science and method. Introduction -- Book I. Science and the scientist. The choice of facts ; The future of mathematics ; Mathematical creation ; Chance -- Book II. Mathematical reasoning. The relativity of space ; Mathematical definitions and teaching ; Mathematics and logic ; The new logics ; The latest efforts of the logisticians -- Book III. The new mechanics. Mechanics and radium ; Mechanics and optics ; The new mechanics and astronomy -- Book IV. Astronomic science. The Milky way and the theory of gases ; French geodesy -- General conclusions -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 553 pages
Lccn
47001921
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)225279
Label
The foundations of science : science and hypothesis, the value of science, science and method, by H. Poincaré ; authorized translation by George Bruce Halsted, with a special preface by Poincaré and an introduction by Josiah Royce
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
  • Science and hypothesis -- The value of science -- Science and method
  • Henri Poincaré -- Author's preface to the translation -- Science and hypothesis. Introduction by Royce -- Introduction -- Part I. Number and magnitude. On the nature of mathematical reasoning -- Part II. Space. The non-Euclidean geometrics ; Space and geometry ; Experience and geometry -- Part II. Force. The classic mechanics ; Relative motion and absolute motion ; Energy and thermodynamics -- Part IV. Nature. Hypothesis in physics ; The theories of modern physics ; The calculus of probabilities ; Optics and electricity ; Electrodynamics -- The value of science. Translator's introduction -- Does the scientist create science? -- The mind dispelling optical illusions -- Euclid not necessary -- Without hypothesis, no science -- What outcome? -- Introduction -- Part I. The mathematical sciences. Intuition and logic in mathematics ; The measure of time ; The notion of space ; Space and its three dimensions -- Part II. The physical sciences. Analysis and physics ; Astronomy ; The history of mathematical physics ; The present crisis of mathematical physics ; The future of mathematical physics -- Part III. The objective value of science. Is science artificial? ; Science and reality -- Science and method. Introduction -- Book I. Science and the scientist. The choice of facts ; The future of mathematics ; Mathematical creation ; Chance -- Book II. Mathematical reasoning. The relativity of space ; Mathematical definitions and teaching ; Mathematics and logic ; The new logics ; The latest efforts of the logisticians -- Book III. The new mechanics. Mechanics and radium ; Mechanics and optics ; The new mechanics and astronomy -- Book IV. Astronomic science. The Milky way and the theory of gases ; French geodesy -- General conclusions -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 553 pages
Lccn
47001921
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)225279

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