2 edition of **The scientific legacy of Poincare** found in the catalog.

The scientific legacy of Poincare

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Published
**2010**
by American Mathematical Society, London Mathematical Society in Providence, R.I, [London]
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Written in English

- Poincaré, Henri, -- 1854-1912,
- Chaotic behavior in systems,
- Three-body problem,
- Mathematical physics

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement | Éric Charpentier, Etienne Ghys, Annick Lesne, editors ; translated by Joshua Bowman. |

Series | History of mathematics -- v. 36 |

Contributions | Charpentier, Éric., Ghys, E., Lesne, Annick. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | Q143.P7 H4713 2010 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | p. cm. |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL23622080M |

ISBN 10 | 9780821847183 |

LC Control Number | 2009027575 |

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Henri Poincare () was one of the greatest scientists of his time, perhaps the last one to have mastered and expanded almost all areas in mathematics and theoretical physics.

In this book, twenty world experts present one part of Poincare's extraordinary work. The articles are very well written, indeed, and are of course autonomous. But even non-specialists will want to sample these wares.

The mathematics is presented clearly and very accessible, and the numerous historical accounts and asides make add an additional welcome cultural. The Scientific Legacy of Poincaré (Editors) Éric Charpentier, Étienne Ghys, Annick Lesne The publisher's blurb claims: "This book can be read by anyone with a master's (even bachelor's) degree in mathematics, or physics, or more generally by anyone who likes mathematical and physical ideas".Cited by: 9.

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May 14, · The Scientific Legacy of Poincaré is, accordingly, a compendium of expository articles, by a number of different authors, on the labors of this wonderful mathematician. The book, edited by Éric Charpentier, Étienne Ghys, and Annick Lesne, covers in nineteen chapters nineteen different aspects of scholarship, all of major importance (modulo.

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Éric Charpentier, Université Bordeaux 1, Talence, France, Étienne Ghys, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Lyon, France and Annick Lesne, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, driftwood-dallas.comated by The scientific legacy of Poincare book Bowman.

Publication: History of Mathematics Publication Year: ; Volume 36Cited by: 9. Henri Poincaré was a mathematician, theoretical physicist and a philosopher of science famous for discoveries in several fields and referred to as the last polymath, one who could make significant contributions in multiple areas of mathematics and the physical sciences.

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By closing this message, you are consenting to our use of driftwood-dallas.com by: 1. Life. Poincaré was born on 29 April in Cité Ducale neighborhood, Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle into an influential family. His father Leon Poincaré (–) was a professor of medicine at the University of Nancy.

His younger sister Aline married the spiritual philosopher Emile driftwood-dallas.comr notable member of Henri's family was his cousin, Raymond Poincaré, a fellow member of the Born: 29 AprilNancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. "Jeremy Gray's book on Poincaré's mathematics, physics, and philosophy is an important contribution to the literature and a huge step towards a full biography of this pioneer of modern science."—Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze, Zentralblatt MATH "Gray's book is a comprehensive scientific biography of Poincare.

Apr 11, · For the Kantian legacy in nineteenth century science, three items matter. First, "understood as the abstract space of n-dimensional manifolds emptied of all content, Kant's notion of space as the transcendental form of intuition was a powerful stimulus both to scientific geometry and to psychophysical research" (p.

Dec 22, · Henri Poincare: A Scientific Biography is a welcome addition to the historiography of science. We have our biographies of political figures, activists, and literati but there is less material on scientists.

This book makes a contribution by examining the life of an important scientist. Poincare was of course more than a scientist. Get this from a library. Henri Poincaré: a scientific biography. [Jeremy Gray] -- "Henri Poincaré () was not just one of the most inventive, versatile, and productive mathematicians of all time--he was also a leading physicist who almost won a Nobel Prize for physics and.

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The purpose of the book is to combine a historical approach to Abel with an overview of his scientific legacy. The essays give a nuanced picture of Kant's legacy to nineteenth-century thinkers and of the rich interaction between philosophical ideas and discoveries in the natural and mathematical sciences during this period.

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This thirteenth volume of the Poincaré Seminar Series, Henri Poincaré,is published on the occasion of the centennial of the death of Henri Poincaré in It presents a scholarly approach to Poincaré’s genius and creativity in mathematical physics and mathematics.

Its five articles are also highly pedagogical, as befits their origin in lectures to a broad scientific audience. Jul 04, · The thirteen articles in the book explore "the complex and subtle tracing of the multiple intellectual transformations that have led, step by step, from Kant's original scientific situation to the new scientific problems of the twentieth century" (1).

The articles can be grouped in five main focal points of the nineteenth-century scenario. The Kantian Legacy in Nineteenth-Century Science (Book review) but also the development of modern scientific thought can be better understood as an evolution from Kant.

The Kantian Legacy Author: Valia Allori.Science and Hypothesis (French: La Science et l'Hypothèse) is a book by French mathematician Henri Poincaré, first published in Aimed at a non-specialist readership, it deals with mathematics, space, physics and nature.

It puts forward the theses that absolute truth in science is unattainable, and that many commonly held beliefs of scientists are held as convenient conventions rather Country: France."Gray's book is a comprehensive scientific biography of Poincare.

It embraces the broad scope of Poincare's work, from his philosophical speculations to his popular writing, and gives a thorough overview of his extensive mathematical researches."Peter Lynch, Irish Mathematical Society BulletinReviews: 4.