Natural Philosophy
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Natural Philosophy

By Wilhelm Ostwald
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Table of Contents
  • NATURAL PHILOSOPHY
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • PART I GENERAL THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE
    • 1. The Formation of Concepts.
    • 2. Science.
    • 3. The Aim of Science.
    • 4. Concrete and Abstract.
    • 5. The Subjective Part.
    • 6. Empirical Concepts.
    • 7. Simple and Complex Concepts.
    • 8. The Conclusion.
    • 9. The Natural Laws.
    • 10. The Law of Causation.
    • 11. The Purification of the Causal Relation.
    • 12. Induction.
    • 13. Deduction.
    • 14. Ideal Cases.
    • 15. The Determinateness of Things.
    • 16. The Freedom of the Will.
    • 17. The Classification of the Sciences.
    • 18. The Applied Sciences.
  • PART II LOGIC, THE SCIENCE OF THE MANIFOLD, AND MATHEMATICS
    • 19. The Most General Concept.
    • 20. Association.
    • 21. The Group.
    • 22. Negation.
    • 23. Artificial and Natural Groups.
    • 24. Arrangement of the Members.
    • 25. Numbers.
    • 26. Arithmetic, Algebra, and the Theory of Numbers.
    • 27. Co-ordination.
    • 28. Comparison.
    • 29. Counting.
    • 30. Signs and Names.
    • 31. The Written Language.
    • 32. Pasigraphy and Sound Writing.
    • 33. Sound Writing.
    • 34. The Science of Language.
    • 35. Continuity.
    • 36. Measurement.
    • 37. The Function.
    • 38. The Application of the Functional Relation.
    • 39. The Law of Continuity.
    • 40. Time and Space.
    • 41. Recapitulation.
  • PART III THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES
    • 42. General.
    • 43. Mechanics.
    • 44. Kinetic Energy.
    • 45. Mass and Matter.
    • 46. Energetic Mechanics.
    • 47. The Mechanistic Theories.
    • 48. Complementary Branches of Mechanics.
    • 49. The Theory of Heat.
    • 50. The Second Fundamental Principle.
    • 51. Electricity and Magnetism.
    • 52. Light.
    • 53. Chemical Energy.
  • PART IV THE BIOLOGIC SCIENCES
    • 54. Life.
    • 55. The Storehouse of Free Energy.
    • 56. The Soul.
    • 57. Feeling, Thinking, Acting.
    • 58. Society.
    • 59. Language and Intercourse.
    • 60. Civilization.
  • FOOTNOTES:
  • INDEX
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