Whittaker, E. T. (Edmund Taylor) 18731956
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Works:  148 works in 1,200 publications in 7 languages and 12,068 library holdings 

Genres:  History Textbooks Popular works 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Translator, Other 
Classifications:  QC353, 535 
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Most widely held works about
E. T Whittaker
 George McVittie autobiographical sketch prepared at the request of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by George C McVittie( )
 Oral history interview with Evry L. Schatzman by Evry L Schatzman( )
 Selected papers by George C McVittie( )
 Whittaker, Sir Edmund Taylor. 82( )
 Edmund Taylor Whittaker Papers by E. T Whittaker( )
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Most widely held works by
E. T Whittaker
A treatise on the analytical dynamics of particles and rigid bodies, with an introduction to the problem of three bodies by
E. T Whittaker(
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435 editions published between 1902 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chapter XXII The Jacobian Elliptic FunctionsChapter XXIII Ellipsoidal Harmonics and Lamé's Equation; APPENDIX; LIST OF AUTHORS QUOTED; GENERAL INDEX
435 editions published between 1902 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chapter XXII The Jacobian Elliptic FunctionsChapter XXIII Ellipsoidal Harmonics and Lamé's Equation; APPENDIX; LIST OF AUTHORS QUOTED; GENERAL INDEX
A history of the theories of aether and electricity by
E. T Whittaker(
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97 editions published between 1951 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
97 editions published between 1951 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The calculus of observations; a treatise on numerical mathematics by
E. T Whittaker(
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107 editions published between 1924 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interpolation with equal intervals of the argument. Interpolation with unequal intervals of the argument. Central difference formulae. Applications of difference formulae. Determinants and linear equations. The numerical solution of algebraic and transcendental equations. Numerical integrations and summation. Normal frequency distributions. The method of least squares. Practical fourier analysis. Graduation, or the smoothing of data. Correlation. The search for periodicities. The numerical solution of differential equations. Some further problems
107 editions published between 1924 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interpolation with equal intervals of the argument. Interpolation with unequal intervals of the argument. Central difference formulae. Applications of difference formulae. Determinants and linear equations. The numerical solution of algebraic and transcendental equations. Numerical integrations and summation. Normal frequency distributions. The method of least squares. Practical fourier analysis. Graduation, or the smoothing of data. Correlation. The search for periodicities. The numerical solution of differential equations. Some further problems
From Euclid to Eddington, a study of conceptions of the external world by
E. T Whittaker(
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43 editions published between 1949 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
43 editions published between 1949 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Space and spirit; theories of the universe and the arguments for the existence of God by
E. T Whittaker(
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21 editions published between 1946 and 1958 in English and Italian and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
21 editions published between 1946 and 1958 in English and Italian and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fundamental theory by
Arthur Stanley Eddington(
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11 editions published between 1946 and 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1946 and 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theory of optical instruments by
E. T Whittaker(
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45 editions published between 1907 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
45 editions published between 1907 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the theories of aether and electricity : from the age of Descartes to the close of the nineteenth century by
E. T Whittaker(
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22 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
22 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analytische dynamik der punkte und starren körper, mit einer einführung in das dreikörperproblem und mit zahlreichen übungsaufgaben by
E. T Whittaker(
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19 editions published in 1924 in German and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 editions published in 1924 in German and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short course in interpolation by
E. T Whittaker(
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11 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and Italian and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and Italian and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A course of modern analysis : an introduction to the general theory of infinite series and of analytic functions, with an
account of the principal transcendental functions by
E. T Whittaker(
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13 editions published between 1902 and 1927 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1902 and 1927 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eddington's principle in the philosophy of science by
E. T Whittaker(
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12 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The modern approach to Descartes' problem; the relation of the mathematical and physical sciences to philosophy by
E. T Whittaker(
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11 editions published between 1948 and 1980 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1948 and 1980 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A.S. Eddington and the unity of knowledge : scientist, Quaker & philosopher : a selection of the Eddington Memorial Lectures(
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1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington (18821944) was a key figure in the development of modern astrophysics, who also made important contributions to the philosophy of science and popular science writing. The Arthur Eddington Memorial Trust was set up after his death in order to hold annual lectures on the relationship between scientific thought and aspects of philosophy, religion or ethics. This 2013 collection gathers together six of these lectures, together with Eddington's 1929 Swarthmore Lecture on Science and the Unseen World"Back cover
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington (18821944) was a key figure in the development of modern astrophysics, who also made important contributions to the philosophy of science and popular science writing. The Arthur Eddington Memorial Trust was set up after his death in order to hold annual lectures on the relationship between scientific thought and aspects of philosophy, religion or ethics. This 2013 collection gathers together six of these lectures, together with Eddington's 1929 Swarthmore Lecture on Science and the Unseen World"Back cover
The beginning and end of the world : delivered before the University of Durham at King's college, Newcastle upon Tyne, in
February 1942 by
E. T Whittaker(
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7 editions published between 1942 and 1943 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1942 and 1943 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le commencement et la fin du monde, suivi de Hasard, libre arbitre et nécessité dans la conception scientifique de l'univers by
E. T Whittaker(
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13 editions published between 1942 and 1953 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1942 and 1953 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the theories of aether and electricity by
E. T Whittaker(
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22 editions published between 1951 and 1989 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
22 editions published between 1951 and 1989 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the theories of aether and electricity by
E. T Whittaker(
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27 editions published between 1951 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
27 editions published between 1951 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kurs sovremennogo analiza by
E. T Whittaker(
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25 editions published between 1915 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
25 editions published between 1915 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opticks; or, A treatise of the reflections, refractions, inflections & colours of light. Based on the 4th ed., London, 1730 by
Isaac Newton(
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20 editions published between 1931 and 1979 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the most readable of all the great classics of physical science, Opticks presents a comprehensive survey of 18thcentury knowledge of light. Newton describes his experiments with spectroscopy, colors, lenses, reflection, refraction, and more, in language lay readers can easily follow
20 editions published between 1931 and 1979 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the most readable of all the great classics of physical science, Opticks presents a comprehensive survey of 18thcentury knowledge of light. Newton describes his experiments with spectroscopy, colors, lenses, reflection, refraction, and more, in language lay readers can easily follow
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 Watson, G. N. (George Neville) 18861965 Other Contributor
 Robinson, George
 Eddington, Arthur Stanley Sir 18821944 Author
 American Institute of Physics Editor
 Mittelsten Scheid, F. Translator Creator
 Mittelsten Scheid, K. Translator Creator
 Descartes, René 15961650
 Warnock, Mary
 Dingle, Herbert 18901978
 Braithwaite, R. B. (Richard Bevan)
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Algebra Analytic functions Bioethics Calculus Color Consciousness Cosmogony Cosmology Darwin, Charles Galton,Sir, Descartes, René, Dynamics Dynamics, Rigid Dynamics of a particle Eddington, Arthur Stanley,Sir, Electricity Electromagnetic theory End of the universe Ether (Space) Functional analysis Functions Geometrical optics GodProof Great Britain Harmonic analysis International Astronomical Union Interpolation Light Mathematical analysis Mathematics Mechanics, Analytic Nuclear physics Numerical analysis Numerical calculations Optical instruments Opticks (Newton, Isaac) Optics Orbits Physics PhysicsPhilosophy Processes, Infinite Relativity (Physics) Religion and science SciencePhilosophy Series, Infinite Shapley, Harlow, Teleology Threebody problem Transcendental functions Unified field theories Whittaker, E. T.(Edmund Taylor),
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E. T. Whittaker britisk matematikar, astronom og historikar
E. T. Whittaker britisk matematiker, astronom og historiker
E. T. Whittaker brittisk matematiker, astronom och historiker
Edmund Taylor Whittaker britischer Mathematiker
Edmund Taylor Whittaker matematico britannico
Edmund Taylor Whittaker mathmaticien britannique
Edmund Whittaker angielski matematyk, fizyk i filozof
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