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Kelvin"s Baltimore Lectures and Modern Theoretical Physics

Historical and Philosophical Perspectives

by William Thomson Kelvin

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Published by The MIT Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theoretical methods,
  • Philosophy Of Science,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Kelvin, William Thomson,
  • Science / History,
  • History,
  • Kelvin, William Thomson,,
  • Mathematical Physics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Physics

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesStudies from the Johns Hopkins Center for the History & Philosophy of Science)
    ContributionsRobert Kargon (Editor), Peter Achinstein (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages559
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10237211M
    ISBN 100262111179
    ISBN 109780262111171

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