Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences: Sixth Annual Volume
McCormmach (Russell), Ed.
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BOOK ABSTRACT:

Contents

  1. Kenkichiro Koizumi - The emergence of Japan’s First Physicists: 1868-1900 (106pp)
  2. Geoffry Cantor – The Reception of the Wave Theory of Light in Britain: A Case Study Illustrating the Role of Methodology in Scientific Debate (24pp)
  3. Barbara Giusti Doran – Origins and Consolidation of Field Theory in Nineteenth Century Britain: From the Mechanical to the Electromagnetic View of Nature (128pp)
  4. Salvo D’Agostino – Hertz’s Researches on Electromagnetic Waves (64pp)
  5. J.G. McEvoy and J.E.McGuire – God and Nature: Priestley’s Way of Rational Dissent (80pp)
  6. John Hedley Brooke – Laurent, Gerhardt, and the Philosophy of Chemistry (26pp)
  7. Robert E. Kohler – The Lewis-Langmuir Theory of Valence and the Chemical Community, 1920-1928 (68pp)
  8. Roger H. Stuewer – G..Lewis on Detailed Balancing, the Symmetry of Time, and the Nature of Light (44pp)
  9. Thaddeus J. Trenn – Rutherford and Recoil Atoms: The Metamorphosis and Success of a Once Stillborn Theory (36pp)



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