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The Noether theorems : invariance and conservation laws in the twentieth century

Author: Yvette Kosmann-Schwarzbach; Bertram Eugene Schwarzbach; Emmy Noether
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2011.
Series: Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences.
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This book carries a translation of Noether's original paper into English, and then describes the strange history of its reception and the responses to her work. The book clearly shows how long it  Read more...

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Named Person: Emmy Noether; Emmy Noether
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yvette Kosmann-Schwarzbach; Bertram Eugene Schwarzbach; Emmy Noether
ISBN: 9780387878676 038787867X 9780387878683 0387878688
OCLC Number: 717871845
Notes: Includes English translation of Noether's article "Invariante Variantionsprobleme" published in Göttinger Nachrichten in 1918.
Description: xiii, 205 p. : facsim. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface.-Acknowledgements.- I. "Invariant Variational Problems". II.- Invariance and Conservation Laws in the Twentieth Century. The Inception and Reception of the Noether Theorems. - 1. The Inception of the Noether Theorems. -2. The Noether Theorems.-3. The Noether Theorems as Seen by Contemporaries and by Historians of Science.-4. From Bessel-Hagen to Hill, 1921-1951.-5. The Reception of Noether's First Theorem after 1950.-6. The Reception of Noether's Second Theorem after 1950.-7. After 1970-Genuine Generalizations.-Conclusion.-Appendix I. Postcard from Noether to Klein.-Appendix II. Letter from Noether to Klein. -Appendix III. Letter from Klein to Pauli.-Appendix IV. Letter from Noether to Einstein.-Lectures at the Mathematical Society of Gottingen.-References.-Index.
Series Title: Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences.
Other Titles: Théorèmes de Noether.
Responsibility: Yvette Kosmann-Schwarzbach ; translated by Bertram E. Schwarzbach.
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