Physical Systems: Conceptual Pathways between Flat Space-time and Matter

Physical Systems: Conceptual Pathways between Flat Space-time and Matter

by Ori Belkind

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401784511
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/25/2014
Series: Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science , #264
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue.- Physical Systems and Physical Thought.- Interpretations of Spacetime and the Principle of Relativity.- Primitive Motion Relationalism.- The History of Newtonian Mass.- Physical Systems and Mass.- Structural Assumptions, Newton’s Scientific Method, and the Universal Law of Gravitation.- The Special Theory of Relativity.- Conclusion.

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