# David Hilbert and the axiomatization of physics (1894–1905)

@article{Corry1997DavidHA, title={David Hilbert and the axiomatization of physics (1894–1905)}, author={Leo Corry}, journal={Archive for History of Exact Sciences}, year={1997}, volume={51}, pages={83-198} }

Le mathematicien D. Hilbert demontra les analogies entre la geometrie et les sciences physiques telles que la thermodynamique, la mecanique, l'electrodynamique et la cinetique des gaz, grâce a une approche axiomatique fondee sur les theories mathematiques

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David Hilbert between Mechanical and Electromagnetic Reductionism (1910–1915)

- Philosophy
- 1999

L'A. demontre la similarite entre l'equation de la gravitation presentee par D. Hilbert et celle presentee par Einstein, avec une possible influence de Hilbert sur Einstein et la question de la…

Hermann Minkowski and the postulate of relativity

- Mathematics
- 1997

Le mathematicien Minkowski (H.M.) a tenu un role important dans l'histoire des theories de la relativite d'Einstein en adaptant le langage et les equations mathematiques a la theorie de la pesanteur…

Poincaré-Week in Göttingen, in Light of the Hilbert-Poincaré Correspondence of 1908–1909

- Mathematics
- 2018

The two greatest mathematicians of the early twentieth century, David Hilbert and Henri Poincare transformed the mathematics of their time. Their personal interaction was infrequent, until Hilbert…

From mathematics to psychophysics: David Hilbert and the "Fechner case"

- Philosophy
- 2012

A sketch of Hilbert’s figure and work is presented, in particular of his contribution to the debate which ensued after the publication of Elemente and the program of psychophysics by Fechner.

Hilbert's 6th Problem and Axiomatic Quantum Field Theory

- PhilosophyPerspectives on Science
- 2014

��� 1. The Main Claims This paper has two parts, a historical and a systematic. In the historical part it is argued that the two major axiomatic approaches to relativistic quantum aeld theory, the…

The Early Axiomatizations of Quantum Mechanics: Jordan, von Neumann and the Continuation of Hilbert's Program

- Economics
- 2000

Abstract Hilbert's axiomatization program of physical theories met an interesting challenge when it confronted the rise of quantum mechanics in the mid-twenties. The novelty of the mathematical…

Hopes and Disappointments in Hilbert’s Axiomatic “Foundations of Physics”

- Education
- 2002

Sixteen years after his “Foundations of Geometry,” Hilbert published a communication that bears a similar and, by use of the definite article, even less mistakable title: “The Foundations of…

The Empiricist Roots of Hilbert’s Axiomatic Approach

- Philosophy
- 2000

Hilbert’s work on logic and proof theory—among the latest stages in his long and fruitful scientific career—appeared almost two decades after the publication of the epoch-making Grundlagen der…

Einstein and Hilbert

- Mathematics
- 2015

Highlights of the twenty-odd-year relationship between Einstein and Hilbert are reviewed: the encounter that never took place (1912) when Einstein declined Hilbert’s invitation to Gottingen; the…

Hilbert's Finitism: Historical, Philosophical, and Metamathematical Perspectives

- Philosophy
- 2001

Hilbert’s Finitism: Historical, Philosophical, and Metamathematical Perspectives

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