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Zbl 1059.01510
Miller, Arthur
Einstein, Poincar??, and the testability of geometry
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Gray, Jeremy (ed.), The symbolic universe. Geometry and physics 1890--1930. Selected papers presented at a conference, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, March 1996. Oxford: Oxford University Press (ISBN 0-19-850088-2/hbk). 47-57 (1999).
1999
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01A60 01A50 51-03
A short presentation of Poincar??'s views on the origin of geometry, on geometry best representing physical space, on the untestability of axiomatic geometry, and some remarks of Einstein on these topics is given.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 0923.53039].