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The value of science : essential writings of Henri Poincaré

Author: Henri Poincaré
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, ©2001.
Series: Modern Library science series (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Modern Library pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Collects three of the French mathematician's classic works interpreting the philosophy of science and mathematics.
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Poincaré, Henri, 1854-1912.
Value of science.
New York : Modern Library, ©2001
(OCoLC)606531579
Online version:
Poincaré, Henri, 1854-1912.
Value of science.
New York : Modern Library, ©2001
(OCoLC)630974344
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henri Poincaré
ISBN: 0375758488 9780375758485
OCLC Number: 46661768
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 584 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the Modern Library Science Series / Stephen Jay Gould --
Science and Hypothesis. pt. I. Number and Magnitude. Ch. I. On the Nature of Mathematical Reasoning. Ch. II. Mathematical Magnitude and Experiment. pt. II. Space. Ch. III. Non-Euclidean Geometries. Ch. IV. Space and Geometry. Ch. V. Experiment and Geometry. pt. III. Force. Ch. VI. The Classical Mechanics. Ch. VII. Relative and Absolute Motion. Ch. VIII. Energy and Thermo-Dynamics. pt. IV. Nature. Ch. IX. Hypotheses in Physics. Ch. X. The Theories of Modern Physics. Ch. XI. The Calculus of Probabilities. Ch. XII. Optics and Electricity. Ch. XIII. Electro-Dynamics --
The Value of Science. pt. I. The Mathematical Sciences.
Series Title: Modern Library science series (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Henri Poincaré.
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Collects three of the French mathematician's classic works interpreting the philosophy of science and mathematics.

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