Book ID: CBB000030812

Ernst Mach--A deeper look: Documents and new perspectives (1992)


Blackmore, John T. (Editor)

Kluwer Academic

Publication Date: 1992
Physical Details: xix + 463 pp.; notes; bibl.; index

Description Contents: Chapter 1: Some biographical documents. Chapter 2: Ernst Mach in Prague. Chapter 3: Ernst Mach as a historian of science as seen in book reviews and notes (1896-1932). Chapter 4: Mach correspondence. Chapter 5: Some philosophical documents. Chapter 6: The Mach-Planck polemics. Chapter 7: Mach and Einstein. Chapter 8: Mach's relativity vs. Einstein's relativity. Baatz, Ursula: The scientist as a Buddhist. Cekic, Miodrag: Mach's phenomenalism as a link between physics and psychology. Haller, Rudolf: Poetic imagination and economy: Ernst Mach as theorist of science. Noé, Keiichi: Mach's relativism vs. apriorism and the mechanistic world view. Bunge, Mario: Mach's critique of Newtonian mechanics. Holton, Gerald: More on Mach and Einstein. Itagaki, Ryoichi: Three batches of reasons for Mach's rejection of Einstein's theory of relativity. Tanaka, Setsuko: Mach, Einstein, and Kuwaki. Santone, Michael A.: Ernst Mach's influence on four Japanese thinkers. Stadler, Friedrich: The “Verein Ernst Mach”: What was it really? Cekic, Miodrag: The influence of Mach's philosophy in Yugoslavia. Visser, Henk: Mach, Utrecht, and Dutch philosophy.

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Review Ferrari, M. (1996) Review of "Ernst Mach--A deeper look: Documents and new perspectives". Rivista di Storia della Filosofia (pp. 235-36). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Mach, Ernst
Davide Pietrini
Gori, Pietro
Ernst, Florian
Thiele, Joachim
Sterrett, Susan G.
Physis: Rivista Internazionale di Storia della Scienza
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Science in Context
Proceedings of the Australasian Association for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science
Medizinhistorisches Journal
Edizioni ETS
Open Court
Harvard University Press
Cambridge University Press
Philosophy of science
Natural science
Mach, Ernst
Einstein, Albert
Eduard Meyer
Weber, Max
Loeb, Jacques
Hesse, Mary B.
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
20th century
United States
Deutsches Museum, Munich

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