Cause, Purpose and Economy in Natural Laws

Minimum Principles in Physics
  • Max Born
Part of the Heidelberg Science Library book series (HSL, volume V)


Without claiming to be a classical scholar I think that the earliest reference in literature to the problems which I wish to treat tonight is contained in Virgil’s Aeneid, Book I, line 368, in the words ‘taurino quantum possent circumdare tergo.’


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