Poincaré, Henri 18541912
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Works:  1,205 works in 4,666 publications in 14 languages and 39,529 library holdings 

Genres:  History Biography Bibliography Records and correspondence Methods (Music) 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Honoree, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Other, Dedicatee, Redactor, Publishing director, Former owner 
Classifications:  Q175, 501 
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Most widely held works about
Henri Poincaré
 Einstein's clocks and Poincaré's maps : empires of time by Peter Galison( Book )
 The Poincaré conjecture : in search of the shape of the universe by Donal O'Shea( Book )
 Henri Poincaré, critic of crisis: reflections on his universe of discourse by Tobias Dantzig( Book )
 Henri Poincaré : a scientific biography by Jeremy Gray( Book )
 Poincaré and the three body problem by June BarrowGreen( Book )
 Major prophets of today by Edwin E Slosson( Book )
 Science and convention : essays on Henri Poincaré's philosophy of science and the conventionalist tradition by Jerzy Giedymin( Book )
 Poincaré and the philosophy of mathematics by Janet Folina( Book )
 La Philosophie des mathématiques de Henri Poincaré by J. J. A Mooij( Book )
 Henri Poincaré : impatient genius by F Verhulst( Book )
 Henri Poincaré : a biography through the daily papers by JeanMarc Ginoux( Book )
 Henri Poincaré; biographie, bibliographie analytique des écrits by Ernest Lebon( Book )
 Henri Poincaré, 19122012 : Poincaré Seminar 2012 by Bertrand Duplantier( Book )
 Einstein and Poincaré : the physical vacuum by Valeri V Dvoeglazov( Book )
 Poincaré, philosopher of science : problems and perspectives by María de Paz( Book )
 Niels Bohr, 19132013 : Poincare Seminar 2013 by Poincaré Seminar( Book )
 La correspondance entre Henri Poincaré et les physiciens, chimistes et ingénieurs by Henri Poincaré( Book )
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Most widely held works by
Henri Poincaré
Science and hypothesis by
Henri Poincaré(
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304 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and Hypothesis is a study written in 1902, by the French mathematician, Henri Poincar.̌ It was designed with nonspecialist readers in mind, and contains information on mathematics, space, physics, and biology. The main theme of this work is that the absolute truth of science is nonexistent. It postulates that many scientific beliefs are closer to convenient conventions than valid explanations. The chapters of this book include: "Number and Magnitude", "On the Nature of Mathematical Reasoning", "Mathematical Magnitude and Experiment", "Space", "NonEuclidean Geometries", "Space and Geometry", "Experiment and Geometry", etcetera. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an available, highquality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author
304 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and Hypothesis is a study written in 1902, by the French mathematician, Henri Poincar.̌ It was designed with nonspecialist readers in mind, and contains information on mathematics, space, physics, and biology. The main theme of this work is that the absolute truth of science is nonexistent. It postulates that many scientific beliefs are closer to convenient conventions than valid explanations. The chapters of this book include: "Number and Magnitude", "On the Nature of Mathematical Reasoning", "Mathematical Magnitude and Experiment", "Space", "NonEuclidean Geometries", "Space and Geometry", "Experiment and Geometry", etcetera. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an available, highquality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author
Science and method by
Henri Poincaré(
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245 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Still a joy to read." {u2014} Mathematical GazetteThis classic by the famous mathematician defines the basic methodology and psychology of scientific discovery, particularly regarding mathematics and mathematical physics. Drawing on examples from many fields, it explains how scientists analyze and choose their working facts, and it explores the nature of experimentation, theory, and the mind. 1914 edition
245 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Still a joy to read." {u2014} Mathematical GazetteThis classic by the famous mathematician defines the basic methodology and psychology of scientific discovery, particularly regarding mathematics and mathematical physics. Drawing on examples from many fields, it explains how scientists analyze and choose their working facts, and it explores the nature of experimentation, theory, and the mind. 1914 edition
The value of science by
Henri Poincaré(
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239 editions published between 1895 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Psychologie / Physik / Mathematik
239 editions published between 1895 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Psychologie / Physik / Mathematik
The foundations of science : science and hypothesis, the value of science, science and method by
Henri Poincaré(
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38 editions published between 1913 and 2015 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A member of the Académie française, Henri Poincaré (18541912) was one of the greatest mathematicians and theoretical physicists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. His discovery of chaotic motion laid the foundations of modern chaos theory, and he was acknowledged by Einstein as a key contributor in the field of special relativity. He earned his enduring reputation as a philosopher of mathematics and science with this elegantly written work, which was first published in French as three separate essays: Science and Hypothesis (1902), The Value of Science (1905), and Science and Method (1908). Poincaré asserts that much scientific work is a matter of convention, and that intuition and prediction play key roles. George Halsted's authorised 1913 English translation retains Poincaré's lucid prose style, presenting complex ideas for both professional scientists and those readers interested in the history of mathematics and the philosophy of science
38 editions published between 1913 and 2015 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A member of the Académie française, Henri Poincaré (18541912) was one of the greatest mathematicians and theoretical physicists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. His discovery of chaotic motion laid the foundations of modern chaos theory, and he was acknowledged by Einstein as a key contributor in the field of special relativity. He earned his enduring reputation as a philosopher of mathematics and science with this elegantly written work, which was first published in French as three separate essays: Science and Hypothesis (1902), The Value of Science (1905), and Science and Method (1908). Poincaré asserts that much scientific work is a matter of convention, and that intuition and prediction play key roles. George Halsted's authorised 1913 English translation retains Poincaré's lucid prose style, presenting complex ideas for both professional scientists and those readers interested in the history of mathematics and the philosophy of science
Théorie du potentiel Newtonien. Leçons professées à la Sorbonne pendant le premier semestre 18941895 by
Henri Poincaré(
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54 editions published between 1899 and 2000 in French and English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
54 editions published between 1899 and 2000 in French and English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les oscillations électriques : leçons professées pendant le premier trimestre 18921893 by
Henri Poincaré(
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35 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in French and English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
35 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in French and English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dernières pensées by
Henri Poincaré(
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80 editions published between 1908 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben shu shou lu zuo zhe zai zui hou ke xue sheng ya zhong jiu shu xue he ke xue ji ta men de zhe xue suo fa biao de jiu pian wen zhang he jiang yan
80 editions published between 1908 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben shu shou lu zuo zhe zai zui hou ke xue sheng ya zhong jiu shu xue he ke xue ji ta men de zhe xue suo fa biao de jiu pian wen zhang he jiang yan
Mathematics and science: last essays. Dernières pensées by
Henri Poincaré(
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12 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leçons sur les hypothèses cosmogoniques professées á la Sorbonne by
Henri Poincaré(
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50 editions published between 1911 and 1997 in French and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
50 editions published between 1911 and 1997 in French and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Calcul des probabilités by
Henri Poincaré(
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50 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
50 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leçons sur la théorie de l'élasticité by
Henri Poincaré(
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25 editions published between 1892 and 2008 in French and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
25 editions published between 1892 and 2008 in French and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leçons de mécanique céleste professées à la Sorbonne by
Henri Poincaré(
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29 editions published between 1905 and 2005 in French and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
29 editions published between 1905 and 2005 in French and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Électricité et optique. La lumière et les théories électrodynamiques. Leçons professées à la Sorbonne en 1888, 1890
et 1899 by
Henri Poincaré(
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55 editions published between 1901 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
55 editions published between 1901 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Théorie des tourbillons. Leçons professées pendant le deuxième semestre 189192 by
Henri Poincaré(
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30 editions published between 1893 and 1991 in French and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
30 editions published between 1893 and 1991 in French and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thermodynamique by
Henri Poincaré(
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28 editions published between 1892 and 2017 in French and Italian and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
28 editions published between 1892 and 2017 in French and Italian and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Calcul des probabilités. Leçons professées pendant le deuxième semestre 18931894 by
Henri Poincaré(
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37 editions published between 1896 and 2000 in French and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
37 editions published between 1896 and 2000 in French and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wissenschaft und Hypothese by
Henri Poincaré(
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36 editions published between 1904 and 2003 in German and Multiple languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
36 editions published between 1904 and 2003 in German and Multiple languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sechs Vorträge über ausgewählte Gegenstände aus der reinen Mathematik und mathematischen Physik, auf Einladung der WolfskehlKommission
der Königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften, gehalten zu Göttingen vom 22.28. April 1909 by
Henri Poincaré(
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27 editions published between 1910 and 2006 in German and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
27 editions published between 1910 and 2006 in German and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La correspondance entre Henri Poincaré et les physiciens, chimistes et ingénieurs by
Henri Poincaré(
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5 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'intérêt que portait Henri Poincaré (18541912) à des questions d'ordre physique a été durable et profond; elle couvre presque toute sa carrière, et marque l'histoire de la physique tout au long du 20ème siècle. Sa correspondance avec cinquanteetun physiciens, quatre chimistes, et cinq ingénieurs commence dès 1879, lorsqu'il s'engage activement dans la recherche scientifique. Elle est rythmée par des grandes découvertes d'ordre expérimental, instrumental, et théorique : la propagation dans l'air des ondes électromagnétiques et la théorie du résonateur des années 188090, les rayons X, la radioactivité, et l'effet Zeeman à la fin du 19ème siècle, la confirmation de l'effet Rowland, l'infirmation des rayons N, et l'élaboration de la théorie de la relativité au début du 20ème siècle, jusqu'à la démonstration de la nécessité de l'hypothèse des quanta (1912). Sa correspondance témoigne ainsi de la physique en marche pendant une période charnière de son histoire, mais également de sa structure institutionnelle, à travers des considérations de carrière (dont sa candidature au poste de secrétaire perpétuel des sciences physiques à l'Académie des sciences) et de récompenses (dont la candidature de Poincaré et d'autres au prix Nobel de physique). L'annotation des lettres rétablit le contexte des échanges et facilite la compréhension des enjeux aux niveaux théorique, expérimental, institutionnel et personnel, faisant de ce volume une ressource de grande valeur pour l'étude de Poincaré et de la science de son temps
5 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'intérêt que portait Henri Poincaré (18541912) à des questions d'ordre physique a été durable et profond; elle couvre presque toute sa carrière, et marque l'histoire de la physique tout au long du 20ème siècle. Sa correspondance avec cinquanteetun physiciens, quatre chimistes, et cinq ingénieurs commence dès 1879, lorsqu'il s'engage activement dans la recherche scientifique. Elle est rythmée par des grandes découvertes d'ordre expérimental, instrumental, et théorique : la propagation dans l'air des ondes électromagnétiques et la théorie du résonateur des années 188090, les rayons X, la radioactivité, et l'effet Zeeman à la fin du 19ème siècle, la confirmation de l'effet Rowland, l'infirmation des rayons N, et l'élaboration de la théorie de la relativité au début du 20ème siècle, jusqu'à la démonstration de la nécessité de l'hypothèse des quanta (1912). Sa correspondance témoigne ainsi de la physique en marche pendant une période charnière de son histoire, mais également de sa structure institutionnelle, à travers des considérations de carrière (dont sa candidature au poste de secrétaire perpétuel des sciences physiques à l'Académie des sciences) et de récompenses (dont la candidature de Poincaré et d'autres au prix Nobel de physique). L'annotation des lettres rétablit le contexte des échanges et facilite la compréhension des enjeux aux niveaux théorique, expérimental, institutionnel et personnel, faisant de ce volume une ressource de grande valeur pour l'étude de Poincaré et de la science de son temps
Henri Poincaré : a scientific biography by
Jeremy Gray(
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1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Henri Poincaré (18541912) was not just one of the most inventive, versatile, and productive mathematicians of all timehe was also a leading physicist who almost won a Nobel Prize for physics and a prominent philosopher of science whose fresh and surprising essays are still in print a century later. The first indepth and comprehensive look at his many accomplishments, Henri Poincaré explores all the fields that Poincaré touched, the debates sparked by his original investigations, and how his discoveries still contribute to society today. Math historian Jeremy Gray shows that Poincaré's influence was wideranging and permanent. His novel interpretation of nonEuclidean geometry challenged contemporary ideas about space, stirred heated discussion, and led to flourishing research. His work in topology began the modern study of the subject, recently highlighted by the successful resolution of the famous Poincaré conjecture. And Poincaré's reformulation of celestial mechanics and discovery of chaotic motion started the modern theory of dynamical systems. In physics, his insights on the Lorentz group preceded Einstein's, and he was the first to indicate that space and time might be fundamentally atomic. Poincaré the public intellectual did not shy away from scientific controversy, and he defended mathematics against the attacks of logicians such as Bertrand Russell, opposed the views of Catholic apologists, and served as an expert witness in probability for the notorious Dreyfus case that polarized France. Richly informed by letters and documents, Henri Poincaré demonstrates how one man's work revolutionized math, science, and the greater world"
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Henri Poincaré (18541912) was not just one of the most inventive, versatile, and productive mathematicians of all timehe was also a leading physicist who almost won a Nobel Prize for physics and a prominent philosopher of science whose fresh and surprising essays are still in print a century later. The first indepth and comprehensive look at his many accomplishments, Henri Poincaré explores all the fields that Poincaré touched, the debates sparked by his original investigations, and how his discoveries still contribute to society today. Math historian Jeremy Gray shows that Poincaré's influence was wideranging and permanent. His novel interpretation of nonEuclidean geometry challenged contemporary ideas about space, stirred heated discussion, and led to flourishing research. His work in topology began the modern study of the subject, recently highlighted by the successful resolution of the famous Poincaré conjecture. And Poincaré's reformulation of celestial mechanics and discovery of chaotic motion started the modern theory of dynamical systems. In physics, his insights on the Lorentz group preceded Einstein's, and he was the first to indicate that space and time might be fundamentally atomic. Poincaré the public intellectual did not shy away from scientific controversy, and he defended mathematics against the attacks of logicians such as Bertrand Russell, opposed the views of Catholic apologists, and served as an expert witness in probability for the notorious Dreyfus case that polarized France. Richly informed by letters and documents, Henri Poincaré demonstrates how one man's work revolutionized math, science, and the greater world"
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Henri Poincaré franca matematikisto kaj fizikisto
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Henri Poincaré French mathematician, physicist, engineer, and philosopher of science
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뽀앙까레, H. 18541912
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