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Conceptions of ether : studies in the history of ether theories, 1740-1900

  title={Conceptions of ether : studies in the history of ether theories, 1740-1900},
  author={Geoffrey Cantor and M. J. S. Hodge},
The politics of matter: Newtonian science and Priestleyan metaphysics in Coleridge’s “Preternatural Agency”
Coleridge’s “Preternatural Agency,” a three hundred and sixty‐one line verse contribution to Robert Southey’s Jacobin epic Joan of Arc (1796), represents his earliest attempt at a poetics of the
Can science advance effectively through philosophical criticism and reflection
Prompted by Hasok Chang’s conception of the history and philosophy of science (HPS) as the continuation of science by other means, I examine the possibility of obtaining scientific knowledge through
“Ação a Distância versus Ação Intermediada. Contraste entre a Nova e as Velhas Visões sobre Eletricidade” – Tradução comentada de um texto de Oliver Heaviside sobre ação a distância
Apresentamos a seguir um texto de Oliver Heaviside (1850-1925), intitulado Action at a Distance versus Intermediate Agency. Contrast of New with Old Views about Electricity [1] que foi publicado pela
Physical Theories and Psychical Effects
Vortices and atoms in the Maxwellian era
  • Isobel Falconer
  • Physics
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A
  • 2019
The mathematical study of vortices began with Herman von Helmholtz's pioneering study in 1858. It was pursued vigorously over the next two decades, largely by British physicists and mathematicians,
Four Kinds of Perspectival Truth
  • M. Massimi
  • Philosophy
    Philosophy and phenomenological research
  • 2018
The rationale for scientific perspectivism and the problems and challenges that perspectivism faces in delivering a form of realism are clarified and ways in which truth can be understood in perspectival terms are concentrated on.
Fresnel's laws, ceteris paribus.
  • A. Wright
  • Philosophy
    Studies in history and philosophy of science
  • 2017
History of science may help to transmit relevant messages about the nature of science. There are, however, many difficulties concerning an efficient educational use of historical episodes. This paper