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The Discovery of Dynamics

A Study from a Machian Point of View of the Discovery and the Structure of Dynamical Theories

The Discovery of Dynamics by Julian B. Barbour
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1. Preliminaries

2. Aristotle: first airing of the absolute/relative problem

3. Hellenistic astronomy: the foundation are laid

4. The Middle Ages: first stirrings of the scientific revolution

5. Copernicus: the flimsy arch

6. Kepler: the dominion of the sun

7. Galileo: the geometrization of motion

8. Descartes and the new world

9. Huygens: relativety and centrifugal force

10. Newton I: the discovery of dynamics

11. Newton II: absolute or relative motion?

12. Post-Newtonian conceptual clarification of Newtonian dynamics

Abbreviations for works quoted frequently in the References



Oxford University Press, USA; September 2001
784 pages; ISBN 9780190285159
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