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Duhem, Pierre Maurice Marie 1861-1916

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Works: 653 works in 1,930 publications in 6 languages and 15,194 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Illustrator, Former owner, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Producer, Speaker
Classifications: QC6, 530.1
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Medieval cosmology theories of infinity, place, time, void, and the plurality of worlds by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( )
19 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These selections from Le système du monde , the classic ten-volume history of the physical sciences written by the great French physicist Pierre Duhem (1861-1916), focus on cosmology, Duhem's greatest interest. By reconsidering the work of such Arab and Christian scholars as Averroes, Avicenna, Gregory of Rimini, Albert of Saxony, Nicole Oresme, Duns Scotus, and William of Occam, Duhem demonstrated the sophistication of medieval science and cosmology
The aim and structure of physical theory by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
45 editions published between 1954 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To save the phenomena : an essay on the idea of physical theory from Plato to Galileo by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
13 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in English and French and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le système du monde; histoire des doctrines cosmologiques de Platon à Copernic by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
75 editions published between 1913 and 1973 in French and Latin and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La théorie physique son objet et sa structure by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
55 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commentary on the principles of thermodynamics by Pierre Duhem by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pierre Duhem (1861-1916) held the chair of theoretical physics at Bordeaux from 1894 to his death. He established a reputation in both the history and philosophy of science as well as in science itself (physics and physical chemistry). Much of his work in the first two areas has been translated into English, but little of his technical scientific work. The present volume contains early work of Duhem's illustrating his interest in the rigorous development of physical theory for which he is famous. It opens with what was the first critical discussion of Gibbs' groundbreaking "On the Equilib
[Sōzein ta phainomena] essai sur la notion de théorie physique de Platon à Galilée by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
22 editions published between 1908 and 1994 in French and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The origins of statics by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays in the history and philosophy of science by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Together, these works offer a lively picture of the state of science at the turn of the century while addressing methodological issues that remain at the center of debate today
Leçons sur l'électricité et le magnétisme by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
15 editions published between 1891 and 1969 in French and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hydrodynamique, élasticité, acoustique cours professé en 1890-1891 by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( )
20 editions published between 1891 and 1969 in French and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les origines de la statique by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
31 editions published between 1905 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les théories électriques de J. Clerk Maxwell étude historique et critique by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
14 editions published between 1902 and 1967 in French and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Études sur Léonard de Vinci by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
20 editions published between 1955 and 1984 in French and English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mixture and chemical combination : and related essays by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Much of Duhem's work as a professional scientist was closely related to the newly emerging discipline of physical chemistry. The book and associated papers translated here revolve around his concomitant philosophical and historical interests in chemistry-topics largely uncovered by Duhem's writings hitherto available in English. He understood contemporary concerns of chemists to be a development of the ancient dispute over the nature of mixture. Having developed his historical account from distinctions drawn from the atomists and Aristotelians of antiquity, he places his own views of chemical combination squarely within the Aristotelian tradition. Apart from illuminating Duhem's own work, it is of interest to see how the ancient dispute can be related to modern science by someone competent to make such comparisons. The book is lucid and logically stringent without assuming any particular mathematical prerequisites, and provides a masterly statement of an important line of nineteenth century thought which is of interest in its own right as well as providing insight into Duhem's broader philosophical views
Traité d'énergétique ou de thermodynami. que générale by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
23 editions published between 1911 and 1997 in French and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
German science : some reflections on German science : German science and German virtues by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thermodynamique et chimie; leçons élémentaires by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
27 editions published between 1902 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The evolution of mechanics by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le mixte et la combinaison chimique : essai sur l'évolution d'une idée by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem ( Book )
23 editions published between 1902 and 1985 in French and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Clérice, Ch.
Clérice Ch. 1861-1916
Clérice, Ch., pseud., 1861-1916
Di-ang 1861-1916
Di-ang, Pʻi-ai-erh 1861-1916
Duhem, P.
Duhem, P. 1861-1916
Duhem, P. (Pierre), 1861-1916
Duhem, Pierre
Duhem, Pierre 1861-1916
Duhem, Pierre M.
Duhem, Pierre M. 1861-1916
Duhem, Pierre-Marie-Maurice 1861-1916
Duhem, Pierre Maurice Marie
Duhem, Pierre-Maurice-Marie 1861-1916
Duhems, Pierre 1861-1916
بيار دوهيم، 1861-1916
دوهيم، بيار ماري، 1861-1916
デュエム, ピェール
Languages
French (343)
English (158)
German (3)
Italian (2)
Polish (1)
Latin (1)
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