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Duhem, Pierre Maurice Marie 1861-1916

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Works: 682 works in 2,347 publications in 7 languages and 16,979 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Illustrator, Former owner, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Producer, Speaker
Classifications: QC6, 530.01
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The aim and structure of physical theory by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

61 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu dui wu li ke xue jie yi jin bu de fang fa ti gong jian dan de luo ji fen xi,Bao kuo wu li xue li lun de mu de,Wu li xue li lun de jie gou ji fu lu san bu fen
To save the phenomena : an essay on the idea of physical theory from Plato to Galileo by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

19 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and French and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval cosmology : theories of infinity, place, time, void, and the plurality of worlds by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These selections from Le système du monde, the classic ten-volume history of the physical sciences written by the great French physicist Pierre Duhem (1861-1916), focus on cosmology, Duhem's greatest interest. By reconsidering the work of such Arab and Christian scholars as Averroes, Avicenna, Gregory of Rimini, Albert of Saxony, Nicole Oresme, Duns Scotus, and William of Occam, Duhem demonstrated the sophistication of medieval science and cosmology
Le système du monde : histoire des doctrines cosmologiques de Platon à Copernic by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

58 editions published between 1913 and 1979 in French and English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La théorie physique : son objet, sa structure by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

71 editions published between 1906 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La théorie physique. Son objet, sa structure, l'ouvrage majeur de Pierre Duhem en philosophie des sciences, a mis plus d'un siècle à devenir un classique. Mais on n'en retient le plus souvent que quelques passages, comme la critique des expériences cruciales ou le refus du mécanisme, qui est compris comme une espèce d'explication métaphysique. Bien d'autres questions de philosophie de la physique y sont pourtant abordées : l'usage des modèles, la construction des grandeurs, la question de l'approximation, le rapport entre mathématiques et physique, l'usage de l'histoire dans l'enseignement de la physique. Pour expliquer les raisons pour lesquelles la réception de cet ouvrage a été différée, cette nouvelle édition s'ouvre par une présentation inédite des différents contextes intellectuels et politiques dans lesquels Duhem et ses thèses ont été lus au xxe siècle. Une bibliographie oriente les lecteurs dans la littérature secondaire consacrée à Duhem. Chaque chapitre bénéficie de nombreuses annotations qui permettent de reconstituer la genèse de cet ouvrage, de le situer par rapport à la philosophie et aux sciences de son temps et de comprendre la progression des arguments. It took more than a century to The Aim and Structure of Physical Theory, the major work of Pierre Duhem in the philosophy of science, to become a classic. But usually only some of its passages are remembered, such as the critique of crucial experiments or the rejection of Mechanism which is analyzed as a kind of metaphysical explanation. Yet, many other questions in the philosophy of physics are addressed in this book: the use of models, the construction of magnitudes, the question of approximation, the relationship between mathematics and physics, the use of history in the teaching of physics. In order to explain the reasons why its reception has been delayed, this new edition opens with an unpublished presentation of the different intellectual and political contexts in which Duhem and his
The origins of statics by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If ever a major study of the history of science should have acted like a sudden revolution it is this book, published in two volumes in 1905 and 1906 under the title, Les origines de la statique. Paris, the place of publication, and the Librairie scientifique A. Hermann that brought it be enough of a guarantee to prevent a very different out, could seem to outcome. Without prompting anyone, for some years yet, to follow up the revolutionary vistas which it opened up, Les origines de la statique certainly revolutionized Duhem's remaining ten or so years. He became the single-handed discoverer of a vast new land of Western intellectual history. Half a century later it could still be stated about the suddenly proliferating studies in medieval science that they were so many commentariesonDuhem's countlessfindings and observations. Of course, in 1906, Paris and the intellectual world in general were mesmerized by Bergson's Evolution creatrice, freshly off the press. It was meant to bring about a revolution. Bergson challenged head-on the leading dogma of the times, the idea of mechanistic evolution. He did so by noting, among other things, that to speak of vitalism was at least a roundabout recognition of scientific ignorance about a large number of facts concerning life-processes. He held high the idea of a "vital impetus passing through matter," and indeed through all matter or the universe, an impetus thatcould be detected only through intuitiveknowledge
Essays in the history and philosophy of science by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together, these works offer a lively picture of the state of science at the turn of the century while addressing methodological issues that remain at the center of debate today
German science : some reflections on German science : German science and German virtues by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

28 editions published between 1915 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Études sur Léonard de Vinci : ceux qu'il a lus et ceux qui l'ont lu by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

44 editions published between 1906 and 1984 in French and Undetermined and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'a. esamina il pensiero fisico in relazione alla filosofia antica e medievale e, in particolare, alle teorie di Buridano
Leçons sur l'électricité et le magnétisme by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

8 editions published in 1892 in French and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les théories électriques de J. Clerk Maxwell : étude historique et critique by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

18 editions published between 1902 and 2008 in French and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mixture and chemical combination : and related essays by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Table of Contents<br><br>Mixture and Chemical Combination : And Related Essays <br> by Duhem, Pierre Maurice Marie; Needham, Paul (Editor, Introduction by, Translator)<br> <br><br>Terms of Use<br>Introduction <br>Preface <br>Part 1 The Origins of the Chemical Revolution <br> Mixture and Chemical Combination (1902 <br>1 Mixts According to the Atomists and According to the Peripatetics <br>2 The Notion of a Mixt in the Seventeenth Century <br>3 The Notion of a Mixt in the Eighteenth Century up to the Chemical Revolution: the Newtonian School <br>3 The Notion of a Mixt in the Eighteenth Century up to the Chemical Revolution: the Empiricist School <br>Part 2 From the Chemical Revolution to Our Time <br>1 Simple Substances <br>2 The Law of Definite Proportions <br>3 Crude Chemical Formulas and Equivalent Masses <br>4 Chemical Substitution <br>5 Chemical Types <br>6 Condensed Types, Valency and Developed Formulas <br>7 Isomers and Stereochemistry <br>8 The Atomic Theory: Critique of this Theory <br>9 Chemical Mechanics: First Attempts <br>10 Chemical Mechanics Based on Thermodynamics <br>Conclusion <br>Essays <br>Index <br>Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service.<br>Summary<br><br>Mixture and Chemical Combination : And Related Essays <br> by Duhem, Pierre Maurice Marie; Needham, Paul (Editor, Introduction by, Translator)<br> <br><br><br>Terms of use<br>In addition to lecturing in physics, Duhem began to publish articles on philosophical and historical topics related to his scientific interests in the late 19th century, many of which appeared in the Catholic journal Revue des questions scientifiques. The present volume focuses on chemistry, and includes the book, Le mixte et la combinaison chimique (1902), as well as several related articles from Revue des questions scientifiques and other sources, appearing here in English translation for the first time. Translated by Paul Needham (U. of Stockholm). For Duhem scholars, philosophers of science and chemists with an interest in philosophy. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.<br><br>Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service.<br>
The evolution of mechanics by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

10 editions published in 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le mixte et la combinaison chimique : essai sur l'évolution d'une idée by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

28 editions published between 1902 and 1985 in French and Undetermined and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thermodynamique et chimie; leçons élémentaires by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

30 editions published between 1902 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sōzein ta phainomena : essai sur la notion de théorie physique de Platon à Galilée by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

31 editions published between 1908 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Evolution de la mécanique ; suivi de "Les théories de la chaleur", "Analyse de l'ouvrage de Ernst Mach : La Mécanique" by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

38 editions published between 1903 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hydrodynamique, élasticité acoustique : cours professé en 1890-1891 by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

21 editions published between 1891 and 2009 in French and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The electric theories of J. Clerk Maxwell : a historical and critical study by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and German and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following an overview of 19th century electricity and magnetism, critiques Maxwell's theories, especially his electromagnetic theory of light and the ad hoc indroduction of displacement current
Lettres de Pierre Duhem à sa fille Hélène by Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in French and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The aim and structure of physical theory
Alternative Names
Clérice, Ch.

Clérice Ch. 1861-1916

Clérice, Ch., pseud., 1861-1916

Di-ang 1861-1916

Di-ang, Pʻi-ai-erh 1861-1916

Duhem, P.

Duhem, P. 1861-1916

Duhem, P. 1861-1916 (Pierre)

Duhem, P. (Pierre)

Duhem, P. (Pierre), 1861-1916

Duhem, Pierre

Duhem, Pierre 1861-1916

Duhem, Pierre M.

Duhem, Pierre M. 1861-1916

Duhem, Pierre-Marie-Maurice 1861-1916

Duhem, Pierre Maurice Marie

Duhem, Pierre-Maurice-Marie 1861-1916

Duhems, Pierre 1861-1916

Dyugem Pʹyer Dyuém

Pierre Duhem filosofo, storico della scienza e fisico francese

Pierre Duhem Frans filosoof

Pierre Duhem französischer Physiker, Wissenschaftshistoriker

Pierre Duhem French physicist, historian of science

Pierre Duhem physicien et philosophe, professeur de physique et mathématique, peintre, caricaturiste et graveur paysagiste français

Pierre Maurice Marie Dühem

Дюгем Пьер Дюэм

Дюгем, Пьер французский физик, математик и философ науки

П'єр Дюгем

Пјер Дием француски физичар и историчар на науката

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פייר דוהם

بيار دوهيم، 1861-1916

بيير دويم فيزيائي فرنسي

دوهيم، بيار ماري، 1861-1916

ديۋگەم پيەر ديۋەم

پیر دوهم فیزیک‌دان و فیلسوف فرانسوی

पियरे ड्यूहम

デュエム, ピェール

ピエール・デュエム

皮埃尔·迪昂

皮埃尔·杜埃姆

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Medieval cosmology : theories of infinity, place, time, void, and the plurality of worldsThe origins of staticsEssays in the history and philosophy of scienceGerman science : some reflections on German science : German science and German virtuesMixture and chemical combination : and related essaysThe evolution of mechanicsPierre Duhem : philosophy and history in the work of a believing physicist