Science and Hypothesis

Henri Poincaré

October 19, 2012

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Title: Science and Hypothesis
Author: Henri Poincaré
Release Date: Aug 21, 2011 [EBook #37157]
Language: English
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Translator’s Note5
Author’s Preface13
Number and Magnitude2
1Nature of Mathematical Reasoning3
2Mathematical Magnitude23
3Non-Euclidean Geometries37
4Space and Geometry.49
5Experiment and Geometry63
6The Classical Mechanics75
7Relative and Absolute Motion91
8Energy and Thermo-dynamics99
9Hypotheses in Physics111
10The Theories of Modern Physics123
11The Calculus of Probabilities137
12Optics And Electricity157