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The Resource Theoretical physics and philosophical problems : selected writings, Ludwig Boltzmann ; edited by Brian McGuinness ; with a foreword by S.R. de Groot ; [translations from the German by Paul Foulkes]

Theoretical physics and philosophical problems : selected writings, Ludwig Boltzmann ; edited by Brian McGuinness ; with a foreword by S.R. de Groot ; [translations from the German by Paul Foulkes]

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Theoretical physics and philosophical problems : selected writings
Title
Theoretical physics and philosophical problems
Title remainder
selected writings
Statement of responsibility
Ludwig Boltzmann ; edited by Brian McGuinness ; with a foreword by S.R. de Groot ; [translations from the German by Paul Foulkes]
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1844-1906
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Boltzmann, Ludwig
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC3
LC item number
.B58713 1974
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Vienna circle collection
Series volume
v. 5
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  • Boltzmann, Ludwig
  • Physics
  • Physique
  • Physics
  • Natuurkunde
  • Physique
  • Philosophie
  • Theoretische Physik
  • Physique - Collections
  • Philosophie
  • Physik
  • Theoretische Physik
Label
Theoretical physics and philosophical problems : selected writings, Ludwig Boltzmann ; edited by Brian McGuinness ; with a foreword by S.R. de Groot ; [translations from the German by Paul Foulkes]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [267]-278
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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
Part I. From Populäre Schriften (Writings addressed to the public) -- On the methods of theoretical physics (1892) -- The second law of thermodynamics (1886) -- On the significance of theories (1890) -- On energetics (1896) -- On the indispensability of atomism in natural science (1897) -- More on atomism (1897) -- On the question of the objective existence of processes in inanimate nature (1897) -- On the development of the methods of theoretical physics in recent times (1899) -- On the fundamental principles and equations of mechanics, I, II (1899) -- On the principles of mechanics, I, II (1900,1902) -- An inaugural lecture on natural philosophy (1903) -- On statistical mechanics (1904) -- Reply to a lecture on happiness given by Prof. Ostwald (1904) -- On a thesis of Schopenhauer's (1905) -- Part II. From Nature 51 (1895) -- On certain questions of the theory of gases -- Part III. From Encyclopaedia Britannica -- Model (1902) -- Part IV. From Vorlesungen Über Die Principe Der Mechanik (Lectures on the principles of mechanics) -- Part one (1897) -- I. Fundamental concepts -- Characterization of the method chosen -- Fundamental concepts borrowed from the theory of space and time. First fundamental assumption. Continuity of motion -- Second fundamental assumption. Existence of differential coefficients of the co-ordinates with regard to time. Concept of velocity and its components -- Introduction of vectors -- The concept of acceleration and its components -- Fundamental assumptions 3-7 -- Mass and force. Equality of action and reaction -- General equations of motion -- Different modes of expression. Resultants. Components -- Poisson's proof of the parallelogram of forces -- Replacement of the picture's co-ordinate system by others -- Relation of this representation to others -- Part II (1904) -- The principle of action as the fundamental principle of all natural science -- Absolute and relative motion -- The law of inertia
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 280 pages
Isbn
9789027702494
Lccn
74079571
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • (OCoLC)01261905
  • (OCoLC)ocm01261905
Label
Theoretical physics and philosophical problems : selected writings, Ludwig Boltzmann ; edited by Brian McGuinness ; with a foreword by S.R. de Groot ; [translations from the German by Paul Foulkes]
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [267]-278
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. From Populäre Schriften (Writings addressed to the public) -- On the methods of theoretical physics (1892) -- The second law of thermodynamics (1886) -- On the significance of theories (1890) -- On energetics (1896) -- On the indispensability of atomism in natural science (1897) -- More on atomism (1897) -- On the question of the objective existence of processes in inanimate nature (1897) -- On the development of the methods of theoretical physics in recent times (1899) -- On the fundamental principles and equations of mechanics, I, II (1899) -- On the principles of mechanics, I, II (1900,1902) -- An inaugural lecture on natural philosophy (1903) -- On statistical mechanics (1904) -- Reply to a lecture on happiness given by Prof. Ostwald (1904) -- On a thesis of Schopenhauer's (1905) -- Part II. From Nature 51 (1895) -- On certain questions of the theory of gases -- Part III. From Encyclopaedia Britannica -- Model (1902) -- Part IV. From Vorlesungen Über Die Principe Der Mechanik (Lectures on the principles of mechanics) -- Part one (1897) -- I. Fundamental concepts -- Characterization of the method chosen -- Fundamental concepts borrowed from the theory of space and time. First fundamental assumption. Continuity of motion -- Second fundamental assumption. Existence of differential coefficients of the co-ordinates with regard to time. Concept of velocity and its components -- Introduction of vectors -- The concept of acceleration and its components -- Fundamental assumptions 3-7 -- Mass and force. Equality of action and reaction -- General equations of motion -- Different modes of expression. Resultants. Components -- Poisson's proof of the parallelogram of forces -- Replacement of the picture's co-ordinate system by others -- Relation of this representation to others -- Part II (1904) -- The principle of action as the fundamental principle of all natural science -- Absolute and relative motion -- The law of inertia
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 280 pages
Isbn
9789027702494
Lccn
74079571
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)01261905
  • (OCoLC)ocm01261905

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