A history of the theories of aether and electricity Vol 1 by Edmund T. Whittaker PDF

By Edmund T. Whittaker

Specific, arguable, and regularly brought up, this survey bargains hugely specific money owed in regards to the improvement of rules and theories concerning the nature of electrical energy and area (aether). quite simply obtainable to common readers in addition to highschool scholars, academics, and undergraduates, it comprises a lot info unavailable elsewhere.
This single-volume variation includes either The Classical Theories and the trendy Theories, that have been initially released individually. the 1st quantity covers the theories of classical physics from the age of the Greek philosophers to the past due nineteenth century. the second one quantity chronicles discoveries that ended in the advances of recent physics, concentrating on distinct relativity, quantum theories, common relativity, matrix mechanics, and wave mechanics. famous historian of technological know-how I. Bernard Cohen, who reviewed those books for Scientific American, saw, "I recognize of no different historical past of electrical energy that's as sound as Whittaker's. All those that have discovered stimulation from his works will learn this informative and exact background with curiosity and profit."

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Mimchen. S. 220-240. 10 O. Breidbach (1982) Das Organische in Hegels Denken. Wiirzburg. S. 262-266. 11 O. Breidbach (1999) Prozessual itat als systematische Kategorie in der Naturphilosophie Schellings. In: A. ) Una mirada a la filosofia de Schelling. Vigo. S. 147-160. l- Auch international ist die Wissenschaftslandschaft in der ersten Hiilfte des 19. Jahrhunderts stark typologisch gepragt. Mit Nees von Esenbeck war etwa ein derart ansetzender Naturforscher bis in die SOer Jahre des 19. jahrhunderts Prasident der Leopoldina.

821 - 831,844 - 846. 49 A. Trembley (1744) Memoires pour servir it l'histoire d'un genre de Polypes d'eau douce, it bras en forme de comes. Leiden. 50 J. T. Needham (1750) A Summary of some late Observations upon the Generation, Composition, and Decomposition of Animal and Vegetable Substances. In: Philosophical Transactions. London. 40 (1748). S. 615-666. -L. L. de Buffon (1785) Histoire des animaux. Bd. 3. Paris. tDie neue Siehtweise maehte eine einfaehe "Naturbesehreibung" unzulanglich, da die Forsehung iiber die lebenden Organismen und iiber ihre Art sieh fortzupflanzen, eine Kenntnis der inneren ,Meehanismen' verlangt, naeh denen die Materie unter gewissen Bedingungen imstande ist, sieh selbst naeh einem immer gleiehen Modell zu bilden.

Muller / P. Ziche (2000) Spezialisierung, Zentralisierung, Technologi sierung. Strukturen der Naturforschung in Weimar/lena urn 1800. Erscheint in: Der Archivar. 27 P. F. Stevens (1994) The Development of Biological Systematics; Antoine-Laurent de ]ussieu, Nature and the Natural System. New York; I. Poliansk i (1999) Die Kunst die Natur vorzustellen. Zur Geschichte des Botanischen Gartens in lena. Vortrag im Kolloquium des SFB482 . 1999: ders. (2001) Der auRerordentliche Garten. Zur Geschichte des Herzoglichen Botani schen Gartens zu lena.

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