The Evolution of Physical Theories From the Seventeenth Century to Our Day

  • Pierre Duhem
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 223)


The theories of modern physics are born of a reaction against scholastic philosophy. It would be impossible to understand the generation of these theories, to disentangle the law of their evolution, by abstracting from philosophical doctrines that they claimed to supplant.


Ring Vortex Physical Theory Vortex Motion Molecular Action Mutual Attraction 
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  • Pierre Duhem

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