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Pierre Duhem : philosophy and history in the work of a believing physicist

Author: R N D Martin
Publisher: La Salle, Ill. : Open Court, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of Pierre Duhem's work, this work pays particular attention to the political and intellectual context of French Catholicism. It shows that he was a Pascalian, arguing that both logic and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Martin, R.N.D. (R. Niall D.).
Pierre Duhem.
La Salle, Ill. : Open Court, ©1991
(OCoLC)555754224
Online version:
Martin, R.N.D. (R. Niall D.).
Pierre Duhem.
La Salle, Ill. : Open Court, ©1991
(OCoLC)609470308
Named Person: Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem; Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem; Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem; Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R N D Martin
ISBN: 0812691598 9780812691597 0812691601 9780812691603
OCLC Number: 24143109
Description: xi, 274 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A Catholic in a hostile world --
Defending Catholic authority --
Inspiration from Pascal --
The appropriation of Pascal --
The shape of a Pascalian methodology --
Critical history and its assumptions --
The discovery of mediaeval science --
Saving the phenomena and the system of the world --
Conclusion : The reception of Duhem's work.
Responsibility: R.N.D. Martin.
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