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Helmholtz and the Conservation of Energy by Kenneth L. Caneva
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Aug 03, 2021 | ISBN 9780262045735

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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments
Conventions
Introduction
1 Helmholtz’s Self-Described Principal Concerns
2 The Broader Context
3 More Immediate Contexts: Johannes Müller and Justus Liebig
4 The Problematic Introduction to On the Conservation of Force and the Question of Kantian Influence
5 The Emergence of Helmholtzian Conservation of Force
6 What Helmholtz Believed He Had Accomplished
7 The Reception of On the Conservation of Force: The First Ten Years
8 Helmholtz and the Conservation of Force in Poggendorff’s Annalen through 1865 and in the Fortschritte der Physik through 1867
9 Helmholtz’s Place in the Acceptance of the Conservation of Energy
10 Helmholtz’s Relationship to Robert Mayer
11 Reflections, Assessment, and Conclusions
Historiographical Excursus: How Others Have Interpreted Helmholtz’s Achievement
Appendix: Magnus’ Letter of 1858 to Alexander von Humboldt
Bibliography of Primary Sources
Bibliography of Secondary Sources
Notes
Index

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