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The Resource Concepts of mass in contemporary physics and philosophy, Max Jammer

Concepts of mass in contemporary physics and philosophy, Max Jammer

Label
Concepts of mass in contemporary physics and philosophy
Title
Concepts of mass in contemporary physics and philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Max Jammer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The concept of mass is one of the most fundamental notions in physics, comparable in importance only to those of space and time. But in contrast to the latter, which are the subject of innumerable physical and philosophical studies, the concept of mass has been but rarely investigated. Here Max Jammer, a leading philosopher and historian of physics, provides a concise but comprehensive, coherent, and self-contained study of the concept of mass as it is defined, interpreted, and applied in contemporary physics and as it is critically examined in the modern philosophy of science. With its focus
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jammer, Max
Dewey number
530.11
Index
index present
LC call number
QC106
LC item number
.J355 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mass (Physics)
  • Physics
  • SCIENCE
  • Mass (Physics)
  • Physics
Label
Concepts of mass in contemporary physics and philosophy, Max Jammer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Inertial mass
  • Relativistic mass
  • The mass-energy relation
  • Gravitational mass and the principle of equivalence
  • The nature of mass
Control code
614715841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 180 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400812196
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttxvv2
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)614715841
Label
Concepts of mass in contemporary physics and philosophy, Max Jammer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Inertial mass
  • Relativistic mass
  • The mass-energy relation
  • Gravitational mass and the principle of equivalence
  • The nature of mass
Control code
614715841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 180 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400812196
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttxvv2
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)614715841

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