Table of contents for Energy, force, and matter : the conceptual development of nineteenth-century physics / P.M. Harman.


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Preface; 1. Introduction: The conceptual structure of nineteenth-century physics; 2. The context of physical theory: energy, force and matter; 3. Energy physics and mechanical explanation; 4. Matter and force: ether and field theories; 5. Matter theory: problems of molecular physics; 6. Epilogue: the decline of the mechanical world view; Bibliographic essay; Sources of Quotations; Index.


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Physics -- History.
Force and energy -- History.