Inventing Temperature (Innbundet)

Measurement and Scientific Progress

Serie: Oxford Studies in the Philosophy of Science 


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2004
Antall sider: 304
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Oxford Studies in the Philosophy of Science
ISBN/EAN: 9780195171273
Kategori: Matematikk
Omtale Inventing Temperature
In Inventing Temperature, Chang takes a historical and philosophical approach to examine how scientists were able to use scientific method to test the reliability of thermometers; how they measured temperature beyond the reach of thermometers; and how they came to measure the reliability and accuracy of these instruments without a circular reliance on the instruments themselves. Chang discusses simple epistemic and technical questions about these instruments, which in turn lead to more complex issues about the solutions that were developed.

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