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Physics, logic and history

International Colloquium on Physics, Logic and History (1st 1966 University of Denver)

Physics, logic and history

based on the First International Colloquium held at the University of Denver, May 16-20, 1966

by International Colloquium on Physics, Logic and History (1st 1966 University of Denver)

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Published by Plenum Press in New York, London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Wolfgang Yourgrau and Allen D. Breck.
ContributionsYourgrau, Wolfgang., Breck, Allen D.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22585463M
ISBN 100306303604

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Philosophy (from Greek: φιλοσοφία, philosophia, 'love of wisdom') is the study of general and fundamental questions about existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Such questions are often posed as problems to be studied or resolved. The term was probably coined by Pythagoras (c. – BCE). Philosophical methods include questioning, critical discussion, rational. The twelve decades of modern academic history of physics have provided enough material for the study of the history of history of physics, the focus of which is the development of the opinions and.


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