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Conceptions of ether : studies in the history of ether theories, 1740-1900 / edited by G.N. Cantor and M.J.S. Hodge.

; Hodge, M. J. S. (Michael Jonathan Sessions), 1940-
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0521224306, 9780521224307

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Other Authors Cantor, G. N., 1943-
Hodge, M. J. S. 1940-
Subjects Air.
Ether (Space)
Ether (Space) -- History.
Ether (natuurfilosofie)
Éther (Espace)
Éther (espace)
Physics -- History.
Physique -- Histoire.
Description x, 351 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-346) and index.
Contents Introduction : major themes in the development of ether theories from the ancients to 1900 / G.N. Cantor and M.J.S. Hodge -- Ether and imponderables / P.M. Heimann -- Ether and the science of chemistry : 1740-1790 / J.R.R. Christie -- Ether and physiology / Rober K. French -- The theological significance of ethers / G.N. Cantor -- The medium and its message : a study of some philosophical controversies about ether / Larry Laudan -- The electrical field before Faraday / J.L. Heilbron -- The quantitative ether in the first half of the nineteenth century / Jed Z. Buchwald -- Thomson, Maxwell, and the universal ether in Victorian physics / Daniel M. Siegel -- German concepts of force, energy, and the electromagnetic ether : 1845-1880 / M. Norton Wise -- 'Subtler forms of matter' in the period following Maxwell / Howard Stein.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6649545
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