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Mind and nature : selected writings on philosophy, mathematics, and physics

Author: Hermann Weyl; Peter Pesic
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of the author's general writings on philosophy, mathematics, and physics. It includes the author's exposition of his synthesis of electromagnetism and gravitation.

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Named Person: Hermann Weyl; Hermann (Mathematiker) Weyl
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Weyl; Peter Pesic
ISBN: 9780691135458 0691135452
OCLC Number: 698994535
Description: 261 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Introduction 1 1921 Ch 1. Electricity and Gravitation 20 1922 Ch 2. Two Letters by Einstein and Weyl on a Metaphysical Question 25 1927 Ch 3. Time Relations in the Cosmos, Proper Time, Lived Time, and Metaphysical Time 29 1932 Ch 4. The Open World: Three Lectures on the Metaphysical Implications of Science 34 1934 Ch 5. Mind and Nature 83 1946 Ch 6. Address at the Princeton Bicentennial Conference 162 ca.1949 Ch 7. Man and the Foundations of Science 175 1954 Ch 8. The Unity of Knowledge 194 1955 Ch 9. Insight and Reflection 204 Notes 223 References 241 Acknowledgments 253 Index 255
Responsibility: Hermann Weyl ; edited and with an introduction by Peter Pesic.
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