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The Value of Science

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First Dover edition 1958. Authorized translation with an introduction by George Bruce Halsted with a special prefatory essay. Owner name on the title page. Substantial card covers which are a little discoloured, particularly the spine, but are sound and not damaged. The pages are lightly tanned, the binding is tight. One of the most imaginative investigators in the domain of mathematics and mathematical physics in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Poincare was also one of the finest popular expositors of science and the scientific method. This volume contains some of the most stimulating and mature ideas on such topics as intuition and logic in athemeatics, the measure of time, the concept of space, analysis and physics, astronomy, science and reality and similar subjects. Each difficulty is considered in detail.

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Author(s):
Poincare, Henri
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1958
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
147
Publisher:
Dover/Constable

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First Dover edition 1958. Authorized translation with an introduction by George Bruce Halsted with a special prefatory essay. Owner name on the title page. Substantial card covers which are a little discoloured, particularly the spine, but are sound and not damaged. The pages are lightly tanned, the binding is tight. One of the most imaginative investigators in the domain of mathematics and mathematical physics in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Poincare was also one of the finest popular expositors of science and the scientific method. This volume contains some of the most stimulating and mature ideas on such topics as intuition and logic in athemeatics, the measure of time, the concept of space, analysis and physics, astronomy, science and reality and similar subjects. Each difficulty is considered in detail.

Author(s):
Poincare, Henri
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1958
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
147
Publisher:
Dover/Constable

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