Poincaré, Henri 18541912
Overview
Works:  1,134 works in 4,405 publications in 15 languages and 38,654 library holdings 

Genres:  History Biography Conference papers and proceedings Bibliography Records and correspondence Methods (Music) 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Honoree, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Other, Dedicatee, Former owner, Publishing director 
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 )
 The mathematical heritage of Henri Poincaré by Symposium on the Mathematical Heritage of Henri Poincaré( Book )
 The scientific legacy of Poincaré by Éric Charpentier( 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 )
 Poincaré's philosophy : from conventionalism to phenomenology by Elie Zahar( Book )
 La Philosophie des mathématiques de Henri Poincaré by J. J. A Mooij( Book )
 Henri Poincaré : impatient genius by F Verhulst( Book )
 Henri Poincaré; biographie, bibliographie analytique des écrits by Ernest Lebon( Book )
 Henri Poincaré : a biography through the daily papers by JeanMarc Ginoux( Book )
 Einstein and Poincaré : the physical vacuum by Valeri V Dvoeglazov( Book )
 Poincaré, philosopher of science : problems and perspectives by María de Paz( Book )
 Henri Poincaré, 19122012 : Poincaré Seminar 2012 by Bertrand Duplantier( 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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282 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here is Poincaré's famous discussion of creative psychology as it is revealed in the physical sciences. Explaining how such basic concepts as number and magnitude, space and force were developed, the great French mathematician refutes the skeptical position that modern scientific method and its results are wholly factitious. The places of rigorous logic and intuitive leaps are both established by an analysis of contrasting methods of ideacreation in individuals and in modern scientific traditions. The nature of hypothesis and the role of probability are investigated with all of Poincaré's usual fertility of insight. Partial contents: On the nature of mathematical reasoning. Magnitude and experiment. Space: nonEuclidean geometrics, space and geometry, experiment and geometry. Force: classical mechanics, relative and absolute motion, energy and thermodynamics. Nature: hypotheses in physics, the theories of modern physics, the calculus of probabilities, optics and electricity, electrodynamics. "Poincaré's was the last man to take practically all mathematics, both pure and applied as his province. Few mathematicians have had the breadth of philosophic vision that Poincaré's had, and none is his superior in the gift of clear exposition." {u2014} Men of Mathematics, Eric Temple Bell, Professor of Mathematics, University of Cambridge
282 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here is Poincaré's famous discussion of creative psychology as it is revealed in the physical sciences. Explaining how such basic concepts as number and magnitude, space and force were developed, the great French mathematician refutes the skeptical position that modern scientific method and its results are wholly factitious. The places of rigorous logic and intuitive leaps are both established by an analysis of contrasting methods of ideacreation in individuals and in modern scientific traditions. The nature of hypothesis and the role of probability are investigated with all of Poincaré's usual fertility of insight. Partial contents: On the nature of mathematical reasoning. Magnitude and experiment. Space: nonEuclidean geometrics, space and geometry, experiment and geometry. Force: classical mechanics, relative and absolute motion, energy and thermodynamics. Nature: hypotheses in physics, the theories of modern physics, the calculus of probabilities, optics and electricity, electrodynamics. "Poincaré's was the last man to take practically all mathematics, both pure and applied as his province. Few mathematicians have had the breadth of philosophic vision that Poincaré's had, and none is his superior in the gift of clear exposition." {u2014} Men of Mathematics, Eric Temple Bell, Professor of Mathematics, University of Cambridge
Science and method by
Henri Poincaré(
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239 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 7 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
239 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 7 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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244 editions published between 1895 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects three of the French mathematician's classic works interpreting the philosophy of science and mathematics
244 editions published between 1895 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects three of the French mathematician's classic works interpreting the philosophy of science and mathematics
The foundations of science : science and hypothesis, the value of science, science and method by
Henri Poincaré(
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34 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and held by 781 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
34 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and held by 781 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
Dernières pensées by
Henri Poincaré(
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98 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 480 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
98 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 480 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
Calcul des probabilités by
Henri Poincaré(
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85 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
85 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les oscillations électriques leçons professées pendant le premier trimestre 18921893 by
Henri Poincaré(
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30 editions published between 1894 and 2008 in French and English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
30 editions published between 1894 and 2008 in French and English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Théorie du potentiel Newtonien. Leçons professées à la Sorbonne pendant le premier semestre 18941895 by
Henri Poincaré(
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48 editions published between 1899 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
48 editions published between 1899 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics and science: last essays. Dernières pensées by
Henri Poincaré(
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11 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les méthodes nouvelles de la mécanique céleste by
Henri Poincaré(
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36 editions published between 1892 and 1987 in French and English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
36 editions published between 1892 and 1987 in French and English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Œuvres de Henri Poincaré by
Henri Poincaré(
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68 editions published between 1916 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
68 editions published between 1916 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oeuvres de Laguerre : publiées sous les auspices de l'Academie des sciences by
E Laguerre(
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26 editions published between 1898 and 1972 in French and English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
26 editions published between 1898 and 1972 in French and English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leçons sur les hypothèses cosmogoniques professées á la Sorbonne by
Henri Poincaré(
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48 editions published between 1911 and 1997 in French and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
48 editions published between 1911 and 1997 in French and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leçons sur la théorie de l'élasticité by
Henri Poincaré(
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24 editions published between 1892 and 2008 in French and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
24 editions published between 1892 and 2008 in French and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wissenschaft und Hypothese by
Henri Poincaré(
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53 editions published between 1904 and 2003 in German and Multiple languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
53 editions published between 1904 and 2003 in German and Multiple languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thermodynamique by
Henri Poincaré(
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59 editions published between 1892 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
59 editions published between 1892 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 305 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 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
29 editions published between 1905 and 2005 in French and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maxwell's theory and wireless telegraphy. Part 1. Maxwell's theory and Hertzian oscillations by
Frederick K Vreeland(
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41 editions published between 1899 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
41 editions published between 1899 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 240 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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54 editions published between 1901 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
54 editions published between 1901 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 236 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 English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
27 editions published between 1910 and 2006 in German and English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 Gerini, Christian Author
 Perelman, Grigori 1966
 Ginoux, JeanMarc Author
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ჟიულ ანრი პუანკარე
뽀앙까레, H. 18541912
뽀앙까레, 앙리 18541912
쁘엥까레, 앙리 18541912
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포앙카레, 앙리 18541912
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푸앵카레, 앙리 18541912
푸앵카레, 쥘 앙리 18541912
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