Pierre Duhem

[Revised entry by Roger Ariew on September 16, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Pierre Duhem (1861 - 1916) was a French physicist and historian and philosopher of science. As a physicist, he
Philosophy News image
[Revised entry by Roger Ariew on September 16, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Pierre Duhem (1861 - 1916) was a French physicist and historian and philosopher of science. As a physicist, he championed "energetics," holding generalized thermodynamics as foundational for physical theory, that is, thinking that all of...

Continue reading . . .

News source: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

blog comments powered by Disqus