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Hermann von Helmholtz's mechanism : the loss of certainty : a study on the transition from classical to modern philosophy of nature

Author: Gregor Schiemann
Publisher: [Dordrecht] : Springer, ©2009.
Series: Archimedes (Dordrecht, Netherlands), v. 17.
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This book provides the first English comprehensive contribution to one of the leading German physicists in the 19th century. It provides an account of a part of the history of science and a  Read more...

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Schiemann, Gregor.
Hermann von Helmholtz's mechanism.
[Dordrecht] : Springer, c2009
(OCoLC)226281073
Named Person: Hermann von Helmholtz; Hermann von Helmholtz
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregor Schiemann
ISBN: 9781402056307 1402056303 140205629X 9781402056291
OCLC Number: 314182761
Description: 1 online resource (x, 282 p.)
Contents: Introduction A. Mechanism between the Classical and the Modern I. The Concept of Mechanism 1. What is Meant by 'Mechanism'? 2. On the Concept of Classical Mechanics II. Mechanism as a Classical Philosophy of Nature 1. The Classical Concept of Science 2. Two Instances of the Legitimation of Classical Mechanism a) Galileo's Scientism b) Descartes' Metaphysics and his Concept of Hypothesis III. The Three Lines of Traditions of Mechanism 1. Materialist Mechanism (Boyle and Huygens) 2. Dualist Mechanism (Newton and Boscovich) 3. Dynamic Mechanism (Leibniz and Kant) IV. Contours of a Modern Philosophy of Nature 1. Hypotheticity as a Characteristic of the Modern Conception of Science 2. Interpretation of Nature as World-View B. Helmholtz's Mechanism at the Dawn of Modernity I. Helmholtz as Educator, Natural Scientist, and Research Strategist II. Helmholtz's Classical Mechanism 1. The Mechanistic Programmatic of 1847 a) The Grounding of Dual Mechanism b) The Energetic Heuristic of Mechanism 2. Mechanics as Foundation of Geometry 3. Helmholtz's Classical Conception of Science and Nature a) His Conception of Science Until the End of the Eighteen Sixties b) His Classical Mechanistic Conception of Nature III. The Hypothesization of Helmholtz's Mechanism 1. Helmholtz's Conception of Science Since the Beginning of the Eighteen Seventies 2. Helmholtz's Model-Theoretical Mechanism. Mechanistic Analogies and Mathematical Unification IV. Conditions and Causes of the Change in Helmholtz's Conception of Nature and Science Bibliography Index
Series Title: Archimedes (Dordrecht, Netherlands), v. 17.
Other Titles: Wahrheitsgewissheitsverlust.
Responsibility: Gregor Schiemann ; translated by Cynthia Klohr.
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