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The Philosophy of Physical Science
Eddington, Sir Arthur

196 Seiten
ISBN 978-3-7347-9220-5
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The Philosophy of Physical Science

It is often said that there is no "philosophy of science", but only the philosophies of certain scientists. But in so far as we recognize an authoritative body of opinion which decides what is and what is not accepted as present-day physics, there is an ascertainable present-day philosophy of physical science. It is the philosophy to which those who follow the accepted practice of science stand committed by their practice.
This book contains the substance of the course of lectures which the author Eddington delivered as Tarner Lecturer of Trinity College Cambridge in the Easter Term 1938. The lectures have afforded him an opportunity of developing more fully than in his earlier books the principles of philosophic thought associated with the modern advances of physical science.

Sir Arthur Eddington

The English astronomer and mathematician Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington is famous for his work concerning the theory of relativity. He is also well known a philosopher of science and a populariser of science.

Klaus-Dieter Sedlacek (Hrsg.)

The publisher Klaus-Dieter Sedlacek, born in 1948, has lived in southern Germany since his childhood. He studied mathematics and computer sciences in addition with physics. Since the last 10 years, he published more than 80 books.

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