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Published: 22 April 2018

640 Pages

9.5 x 6.6 inches

ISBN: 9780198816171

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Atoms, Mechanics, and Probability

Ludwig Boltzmann's Statistico-Mechanical Writings - An Exegesis

Olivier Darrigol

  • Provides a faithful representation of all of Boltzmann's relevant works
  • Clarity allows for a quick understanding of Boltzmann's most difficult reasoning
  • Reveals the secrets of Boltzmann's constructive efficiency, explains his original suspension of conceptual issues, and his late solutions to conceptual difficulties
  • Accessible to various readers, be they interested in overview, in biographical aspects, in specific contributions, in philosophical-methodological issues, or in technical points of physics