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Author Hyder, David Jalal, 1964-

Title The determinate world : Kant and Helmholtz on the physical meaning of geometry / by David Hyder
Published Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 229 pages) : illustrations
Series Quellen und Studien zur Philosophie, 0344-8142 ; Bd. 69
Quellen und Studien zur Philosophie ; Bd. 69
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. The empirical determination of physical concepts in Kant's Metaphysical foundations of natural science -- 3. Helmholtz on the comprehension of nature -- 4. Colour-theory and manifolds -- 5. The road to empirical geometry -- 6. Helmholtz on geometry, 1868-1878 -- 7. Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-219) and index
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Subject Helmholtz, Hermann von, 1821-1894.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804. Metaphysische Anfangsgründe der Naturwissenschaft.
Color -- History.
Geometry -- History -- 19th century.
Geometry -- Philosophy.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009036201
ISBN 1282716727
3110217201 (electronic bk.)
9781282716728
9783110217209 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Kant and Helmholtz on the physical meaning of geometry