The Bild-Conception of Physical Theories from Helmholtz to Hertz

  • Salvo D’agostino
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 295)


This study will be restricted to a consideration of some aspects of the conceptual history of theoretical physics, as they appeared in the scientific literature in the decades around the turn of the century. The span of time under examination corresponds to the rise and the rapid growth of theoretical physics in Europe, approximately between 1870 and 1930.1


Physical Theory Objective Light Narrow Specification History ofScience Kantian Philosophy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salvo D’agostino
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  1. 1.Centro della Storia Contemporanea e dei Quaranta “Edoardo Amaldi”Accademia delle Scienze detta dei QuarantaRomaItaly

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