Concepts of Space: The History of Theories of Space in Physics

Dover Publications (1993)
Newly updated study surveys concept of space from standpoint of historical development. Space in antiquity, Judeo-Christian ideas about space, Newton’s concept of absolute space, space from 18th century to present. Extensive new chapter (6) reviews changes in philosophy of space since publication of second edition (1969). Numerous original quotations and bibliographical references. "...admirably compact and swiftly paced style."—Philosophy of Science. Foreword by Albert Einstein. Bibliography.
Keywords Space and time History  Physics Philosophy  Science Philosophy  Metaphysics
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Call number QC173.59.S65.J36 1993
ISBN(s) 0196266467   9780486271194   0486271196  
DOI 10.1086/287474
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