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Author Darrigol, Olivier,
Title Physics and necessity : rationalist pursuits from the Cartesian past to the quantum present / Olivier Darrigol.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.

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Subject Physics -- Philosophy -- History.
Practical reason -- History.
Add Title Rationalist pursuits from the Cartesian past to the quantum present
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OHIOLINK OXFORD EBOOKS    ONLINE  
View online
Subject Physics -- Philosophy -- History.
Practical reason -- History.
Add Title Rationalist pursuits from the Cartesian past to the quantum present
Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book recounts a few ingenious attempts to derive physical theories by reason only, beginning with Descartes' geometric construction of the world, and finishing with recent derivations of quantum mechanics from natural axioms.
Note Online resource; title from home page (viewed on May 20, 2014).
ISBN 9780191781360 (ebook)
0191781363 (ebook)
019871288X (print)
9780198712886 (print)
9780198712886
9780191021930
0191021938
OCLC # 883156843
Additional Format Print version 9780198712886