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The symbolic universe. Geometry and physics 1890–1930. Selected papers presented at a conference, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, March 1996. (English) Zbl 0923.53039
Oxford: Oxford University Press. xii, 289 p. (1999).

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Indexed articles:
Gray, Jeremy, Introduction., 1-21 [Zbl 1059.01508]
Lützen, Jesper, Geometrizing configurations. Heinrich Hertz and his mathematical precursors., 25-46 [Zbl 1059.01505]
Miller, Arthur, Einstein, Poincaré, and the testability of geometry., 47-57 [Zbl 1059.01510]
Gray, Jeremy, Geometry – formalisms and intuitions., 58-83 [Zbl 1059.01504]
Walter, Scott, The non-Euclidean style of Minkowskian relativity., 91-127 [Zbl 1059.01513]
Norton, John D., Geometries in collision: Einstein, Klein and Riemann., 128-144 [Zbl 1059.01506]
Corry, Leo, Hilbert and physics (1900-1915)., 145-188 [Zbl 1059.01507]
Rowe, David, The Göttingen response to relativity and Emmy Noether’s theorems., 189-233 [Zbl 1059.01511]
Bottazzini, Umberto, Ricci and Levi-Civita: from differential invariants to general relativity., 241-259 [Zbl 1059.01503]
Scholz, Erhard, Weyl and the theory of connections., 260-284 [Zbl 1059.01512]

MSC:
53Z05 Applications of differential geometry to physics
83-03 History of relativity and gravitational theory
53-03 History of differential geometry
01A55 History of mathematics in the 19th century
01A60 History of mathematics in the 20th century
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