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The Science of Mechanics: A Critical and Historical Account of Its Development (Classic Reprint)
Vct TRANSLATORS PREFACE TO THE SECOND ENGLISH EDITION. Since the appearance of the first edition of the present translation of Machs Mechanics the views which Proiessor Mach has advanced on the philosophy of science have found wide and steadily increasing acceptance. Many fruitful and elucidative controversies have sprung from his discussions of the...
Vct TRANSLATORS PREFACE TO THE SECOND ENGLISH EDITION. Since the appearance of the first edition of the present translation of Machs Mechanics the views which Proiessor Mach has advanced on the philosophy of science have found wide and steadily increasing acceptance. Many fruitful and elucidative controversies have sprung from his discussions of the historical, logical, and psychological foundations of physical science, and in consideration of the great ideal success which his works have latterly met with inC ontinental Europe, the time seems ripe for a still wider dissemination of his views in English-speaking countries. The study of the history and theory of science is finding fuller and fuller recognition in our universities, and it is to be hoped that the present exemplary treatment of the simplest and most typical branch of physics will stimulate further progress in this direction. The text of the present edition, which contains the extensive additions made by the author to theD ie Meckanik in ihrer Eniwickelung historisch-krittsch dargrsiellt. Von Dr. Ernst Mach, Professor ander Universitt zu Wien. Mit 257 A bbildungen. First German edition, 1883. Fourth German edition, xgox. First edition of theE nglish translation, Chicago, The Open Court Publishing Co.,(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)About the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the aged text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org
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