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Buchwald, Jed Z.

Wrong for the Right Reasons

Buchwald, Jed Z. - Wrong for the Right Reasons, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Beyond Disunity and Historicism
Jed Z. Buchwald, Allan Franklin

2. “In Order That We Should Not Ourselves Appear to Be Adjusting Our Estimates ... to Make Them Fit Some Predetermined Amount”
Alexander Jones

3. Ptolemy’s Theories of the Latitude of the Planets in the Almagest, Handy Tables, and Planetary Hypotheses
N. M. Swerdlow

4. Alchemy and the Changing Significance of Analysis
William R. Newman, Lawrence M. Principe

5. Descartes and the Heart Beat: A Conservative Innovation
Marjorie Grene

6. Skating on the Edge: Newton’s Investigation of Chromatic Dispersion and Achromatic Prisms and Lenses
Alan E. Shapiro

7. Was Wrong Newton Bad Newton?
George E. Smith

8. Visual Photometry in the Early 19th Century: A “Good” Science with “Wrong” Measurements
Xiang Chen

9. An Error within a Mistake?
Jed Z. Buchwald

10. The Konopinski-Uhlenbeck Theory of ß Decay: Its Proposal and Refutation
Allan Franklin

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Keywords: SCIENCE / Physics SCI055000

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402030482

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