Lechalas’ Adaptation of the Causal Theory of Time to the Laws of Pre-Einsteinian Physics

  • Henry Mehlberg
  • Robert S. Cohen
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 19-1)


We shall not spend time on the study of the various post-Kantian authors, such as Balmès31 or Lotze,32 who, while they formulated the principle of the causal theory of time quite precisely, did not enrich it with any new ideas.


Temporal Order Material Point Causal Theory Universal Gravitation Mechanical Determinism 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Mehlberg
  • Robert S. Cohen
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  1. 1.Center for Philosophy and History of ScienceBoston UniversityUSA

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