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In this double-volume work, a great modern philosopher propounds a system of thought in which Einstein's theory of relativity is regarded as the natural progression of the motives inherent to mathematics and the physical sciences. Includes such topics mechanism and motion; Mayer's methodology of natural science; Richter's definite proportions; Einstein's relativity and "reality;" more. 1923 edition.
Table of Contents
|Part I||The Concept of Thing and the Concept of Relation|
|Chapter I||On the Theory of the Formation of Concepts|
|Chapter II||The Concept of Number|
|Chapter III||The Concept of Space and Geometry|
|Chapter IV||The Concepts of Natural Science|
|Part II||The System of Relational Concepts and the Problem of Reality|
|Chapter V||On the Problem of Induction|
|Chapter VI||The Concept of Reality|
|Chapter VII||Subjectivity and Objectivity of the Relational Concepts|
|Chapter VIII||On the Psychology of Relations|
|Supplement: Einstein's Theory of Relativity Considered from the Epistemological Standpoint|
|I.||Concepts of measure and concepts of things||351|
|II.||The empirical and conceptual foundations of the theory of relativity||367|
|III.||The philosophical concept of truth and the theory of relativity||387|
|IV.||Matter, ether and space||394|
|V.||The concepts of space and time of critical idealism and the theory of relativity||409|
|VI.||Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry||430|
|VII.||The theory of relativity and the problem of reality||445|