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Scottish philosophy and British physics 1750-1880

R. Olson

Scottish philosophy and British physics 1750-1880

a study in the foundations of the Victorian scientific style

by R. Olson

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Published by Princeton U.P. .
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The unity sought is a theoretical one, involving grand unified theories on the part of physicists and analyses of theory reduction on the part of philosophers. The language of classical physics came to play a unifying role in classical physics, especially in the idealization of classical physics contrasted with quantum physics. British Journal for the History of Science 12 (): – Emerson, Roger L. "The Philosophical Society of Edinburgh, ‑" British Journal for the History of Science 14 (): – Emerson, Roger L. "The Scottish Enlightenment and the End of the Philosophical Society of Edinburgh.". Full text of "The London catalogue of books published in Great Britain, to " See other formats.


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By Richard Olson. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, PP. viii+?I I Thomas Reid, the Scottish Common Sense philosopher, rejected the theory. Aspects of the topic were initially explored in Richard Olson's Scottish Philosophy and British Physics, and Arthur Donovan's Philosophical Chemistry in the Scottish Enlightenment (both of which appeared in ).

6 Morse, E. W., ‘Natural Philosophy, Hypotheses and Impiety: Sir David Brewster Confronts the Undulatory Theory of Light’, University of California (Berkeley) PhD thesis, See also Olson, R., Scottish Philosophy and British Scottish philosophy and British physics 1750-1880 book –, Princeton,especially pp.

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