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Popular scientific lectures

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Table of Contents
  • POPULAR SCIENTIFIC LECTURES.
  • AUTHOR'S PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION.
  • TRANSLATOR'S NOTE TO THE THIRD EDITION.
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  • THE FORMS OF LIQUIDS.
  • THE FIBRES OF CORTI.
  • ON THE CAUSES OF HARMONY.
  • THE VELOCITY OF LIGHT.
  • WHY HAS MAN TWO EYES?
  • ON SYMMETRY.
  • ON THE FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS OF ELECTROSTATICS.[26]
  • ON THE PRINCIPLE OF THE CONSERVATION OF ENERGY.[39]
    • I. THE PRINCIPLE OF THE EXCLUDED PERPETUAL MOTION.
    • II. MECHANICAL PHYSICS.
    • III. THE PRINCIPLE OF ENERGY IN PHYSICS.
    • IV. THE CONCEPTIONS OF HEAT.
    • V. THE CONFORMITY IN THE DEPORTMENT OF THE ENERGIES.
    • VI. THE DIFFERENCES OF THE ENERGIES AND THE LIMITS OF THE PRINCIPLE OF ENERGY.
    • VII. THE SOURCES OF THE PRINCIPLE OF ENERGY.
  • THE ECONOMICAL NATURE OF PHYSICAL INQUIRY.[60]
  • ON TRANSFORMATION AND ADAPTATION IN SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT.[69]
  • ON THE PRINCIPLE OF COMPARISON IN PHYSICS.[80]
  • THE PART PLAYED BY ACCIDENT IN INVENTION AND DISCOVERY.[81]
  • ON SENSATIONS OF ORIENTATION.[93]
  • ON SOME PHENOMENA ATTENDING THE FLIGHT OF PROJECTILES.[110]
  • ON INSTRUCTION IN THE CLASSICS AND THE SCIENCES.[113]
  • APPENDIX.
    • A CONTRIBUTION TO THE HISTORY OF ACOUSTICS.[134]
    • REMARKS ON THE THEORY OF SPATIAL VISION.[147]
  • INDEX.
  • THE SCIENCE OF MECHANICS.
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  • PRESS NOTICES.
  • TESTIMONIALS OF PROMINENT EDUCATORS.
  • POPULAR SCIENTIFIC LECTURES.
    • TITLES OF THE LECTURES.
  • PRESS NOTICES.
  • THE ANALYSIS OF THE SENSATIONS
    • CONTENTS.
  • CATALOGUE OF PUBLICATIONS
  • The Religion of Science Library.
  • THE OPEN COURT
  • THE MONIST
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