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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ernst Mach; Thomas J McCormack
|Description:||411 pages illustrations, diagrams|
|Contents:||The forms of liquids.--The fibres of Corti.--On the causes of harmony.--The velocity of light.--Why has man two eyes?--On symmetry.--On the fundamental concepts of electrostatics.--On the principle of the conservation of energy.--On the economical nature of physical inquiry.--On transformation and adaptation in scientific thought.--On the principle of comparison in physics.--On instruction in the classics and the mathematico-physical sciences.|
|Responsibility:||Translated by Thomas McCormack.|