Centaurus 29 (2):100-109 (1986)

Authors
Rinat M. Nugayev
Moscow State University
Abstract
To make out in what way Einstein’s 1905 ‘annus mirabilis’ writings hang together one has to hang on Einstein’s strive for unity evinced in his stubborn attempts to coordinate with one another the basic research traditions of classical physics. Light quanta hypothesis and special theory of relativity turn out to be mere milestones of maxwellian electrodynamics and statistical thermodynamics reconciliation programme. The conception of luminiferous ether was an insurmountable stumbling block for Einstein’s statistical thermodynamics programme in which the leading role was played by the light quanta paper .
Keywords special relativity  light quanta  Einstein  1905
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1111/j.1600-0498.1986.tb00885.x
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

 PhilArchive page | Other versions
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Why Did Einstein's Programme Supersede Lorentz's? (I).Elie Zahar - 1973 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 24 (2):95-123.
A Study of Theory Unification.Renat Nugayev - 1985 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 36 (2):159-173.

View all 6 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Book Review. [REVIEW]Yuri V. Balashov - 1993 - Erkenntnis 38 (3):429-432.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Einstein's Revolution: Reconciliation of Mechanics, Electrodynamics and Thermodynamics.Rinat M. Nugayev - 2000 - Physis.Rivista Internazionale Di Storia Della Scienza (1):181-207.
Why Did the New Physics Force Out the Old?Rinat M. Nugayev - 1996 - International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 10 (2):127 – 140.
The General Relativity Genesis: an Intertheoretic Context.Rinat M. Nugayev - 2017 - Voprosi Filosofii (The Problems of Philosophy) (1):62-70.
Are Probabilism and Special Relativity Compatible?Nicholas Maxwell - 1988 - Philosophy of Science 55 (4):640-645.
Are Probabilism and Special Relativity Compatible?Nicholas Maxwell - 1988 - Philosophy of Science 55 (4):640-645.
Technological Origins of the Einsteinian Revolution.Donald Gillies - 2016 - Philosophy and Technology 29 (2):97-126.
The Cognitive Revolution?John L. Casti - 1993 - Idealistic Studies 23 (1):19-38.
The Quantum Revolution in Philosophy.Richard Healey - 2017 - Oxford University Press.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2019-01-13

Total views
37 ( #280,986 of 2,426,398 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
7 ( #102,056 of 2,426,398 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes