aller au contenu
Pierre-Simon Laplace, 1749-1827 : a life in exact science Aperçu de cet ouvrage
FermerAperçu de cet ouvrage
Vérifiant…

Pierre-Simon Laplace, 1749-1827 : a life in exact science

Auteur : Charles Coulston Gillispie; Robert Fox; I Grattan-Guinness
Éditeur : Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1997.
Édition/format :   Livre : Biographie : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
Pierre-Simon Laplace was among the most influential scientists in history. Often referred to as the lawgiver of French science, he is known for his technical contributions to exact science, for the philosophical point of view he developed in the presentation of his work, and for the leading part he took in forming the modern discipline of mathematical physics. His two most famous treatises were the five-volume  Lire la suite...
Évaluation :

(pas encore évalué) 0 avec des critiques - Soyez le premier.

Sujets
Plus comme ceci

 

Trouver un exemplaire en ligne

Liens vers cet ouvrage

Trouver un exemplaire dans la bibliothèque

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Recherche de bibliothèques qui possèdent cet ouvrage...

Détails

Genre/forme : Biography
History
Personne nommée : Pierre Simon Laplace, marquis de; Pierre Simon de Laplace; Pierre-Simon de Laplace; Pierre Simon Laplace, marquis de; Pierre Simon de Laplace
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie, Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Charles Coulston Gillispie; Robert Fox; I Grattan-Guinness
ISBN : 0691011850 9780691011851 0691050279 9780691050270
Numéro OCLC : 36656386
Description : xii, 322 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contenu : Early career, 1768-1778. Youth, education, and election to the academy. Finite differences, recurrent series, and theory of chance. Probability of events and of their causes: the origin of statistical inference. Universal gravitation. Distribution of comets. Partial differential equations, determinants, and variation of constants. The Figure of the earth and the motion of the seas --
Laplace in his prime, 1778-1789. Influence and reputation. Variation of constants, differential operators. Probability matured. Generating functions and definite integrals. Population. Determination of the orbits of comets. Lavoisier and Laplace: chemical physics of heat. Attraction of spheroids.
Responsabilité : Charles Coulston Gillispie ; with the collaboration of Robert Fox and Ivor Grattan-Guinness.
Plus d’informations :

Résumé :

Pierre-Simon Laplace was among the most influential scientists in history. Often referred to as the lawgiver of French science, he is known for his technical contributions to exact science, for the philosophical point of view he developed in the presentation of his work, and for the leading part he took in forming the modern discipline of mathematical physics. His two most famous treatises were the five-volume Traite de mecanique celeste (1799-1825) and Theorie analytique des probabilites (1812). In the former, he demonstrated mathematically the stability of the solar system in accordance with the universal Newtonian law of gravity. In the latter, he developed probability from a set of miscellaneous problems concerning games, averages, mortality, and insurance risks. These estimates of error and statistical inferences could be applied to social, medical, and legal matters, as well as to the physical sciences. This book traces the development of Laplace's research program and of his participation in the Academy of Science during the last decades of the Old Regime into the early years of the French Revolution.

Critiques

Critiques d’utilisateurs
Récupération des critiques de GoodReads...
Récuperation des critiques DOGObooks…

Tags

Soyez le premier.
Confirmez cette demande

Vous avez peut-être déjà demandé cet ouvrage. Veuillez sélectionner OK si vous voulez poursuivre avec cette demande quand même.

Données liées


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36656386>
library:oclcnum"36656386"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://viaf.org/viaf/4932158>
rdf:typeschema:Person
schema:birthDate"(1749"
schema:birthDate"1749"
schema:deathDate"1827)"
schema:deathDate"1827"
schema:familyName"Laplace"
schema:givenName"Pierre Simon de"
schema:givenName"Pierre Simon"
schema:givenName"Pierre-Simon de"
schema:name"Laplace, Pierre Simon de."
schema:name"Laplace, Pierre Simon, marquis de, 1749-1827."
schema:name"Laplace, Pierre-Simon de (1749-1827)."
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"1997"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1997"
schema:description"Pierre-Simon Laplace was among the most influential scientists in history. Often referred to as the lawgiver of French science, he is known for his technical contributions to exact science, for the philosophical point of view he developed in the presentation of his work, and for the leading part he took in forming the modern discipline of mathematical physics. His two most famous treatises were the five-volume Traite de mecanique celeste (1799-1825) and Theorie analytique des probabilites (1812). In the former, he demonstrated mathematically the stability of the solar system in accordance with the universal Newtonian law of gravity. In the latter, he developed probability from a set of miscellaneous problems concerning games, averages, mortality, and insurance risks. These estimates of error and statistical inferences could be applied to social, medical, and legal matters, as well as to the physical sciences. This book traces the development of Laplace's research program and of his participation in the Academy of Science during the last decades of the Old Regime into the early years of the French Revolution."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/575895>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Pierre-Simon Laplace, 1749-1827 : a life in exact science"@en
schema:numberOfPages"322"
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Fermer la fenêtre

Veuillez vous identifier dans WorldCat 

Vous n’avez pas de compte? Vous pouvez facilement créer un compte gratuit.