Book ID: CBB000063771

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Ludwig Boltzmann (Rome, February 9-11, 1989) (1993)


Description Contents: Höflechner, Walter: A version of the life of Ludwig Boltzmann. Kerber, Gabriele, Dick, Auguste: The dissertations prepared under the supervision of L. Boltzmann. Hohenester, Adolf: Science and the crafts up to the time of Boltzmann. Wilson, Andrew D.: Boltzmann's philosophical education and its bearing on his mature scientific epistemology. Oeser, Erhard: Boltzmann's epistemology and its significance today. D'Agostino, Salvo: Boltzmann and Hertz on the Bild-conception of physical theory. Kox, Anne J.: Boltzmann's influence on H.A. Lorentz. Ianniello, Maria Grazia, Israel, Giorgio: Boltzmann's “Nachwirkung” and hereditary mechanics. Wehrl, Alfred: Boltzmann versus Maxwell. Meyenn, Karl von: Dynamical and statistical conceptions in Boltzmann's physics. Flamm, Dieter: Boltzmann's statistical approach to irreversibility. Hittmair, Otto: Boltzmann's entropy and the concept of information. Baracca, Angelo: Boltzmann and the foundations of statistical mechanics: A modern appraisal. Galgani, Luigi: Boltzmann and the problem of equipartition of energy. Cercignani, Carlo: Resolution of the paradoxes related to the Boltzmann equation in the light of recent mathematical developments. Chandler, David: Boltzmann's legacy in condensed matter theory: Ideas from Van der Waals to Feynman. Valleau, John P.: Equilibrium ensembles and their computer realization: The Gibbsian program.

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Authors & Contributors
Steckline, Vincent S.
Locqueneux, Robert
Pourprix, Bernard
Maitte, Bernard
Treder, Hans-Jürgen
Nyhof, John
Foundations of Science
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
American Journal of Physics
Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift der Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Reihe
Documents pour l'Histoire du Vocabulaire Scientifique (Institute National de la Langue Française, CNRS)
Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
Oxford University Press
MIT Press
Statistical mechanics
Matter theory
Quantum mechanics
Aeronautics; aviation
Boltzmann, Ludwig
Maxwell, James Clerk
Zermelo, Ernst
Helmholtz, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von
Ostwald, Friedrich Wilhelm
Lilienthal, Karl Wilhelm Otto
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
20th century
United States

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