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Uneasy Genius: The Life And Work Of Pierre Duhem

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A hundred years have now gone by since in the midsummer of 1882 Pierre Duhem, a graduate of College Stanislas, completed with brilliant success his entrance exams to the Ecole Normale Superieure and embarked on his career as a theoretical physicist. His father, a textile salesman, hoped that Hierre would pursue a career in business, one of the few professional fields where ...more
Hardcover, 480 pages
Published October 31st 1984 by Nijhoff
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Recommended by James Schall in Another Sort of Learning, Chapter 13, as one of Six Books by Stanley L. Jaki.
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Stanley L. Jaki, a Hungarian-born Catholic priest of the Benedictine Order, was Distinguished University Professor at Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey. With doctorates in theology and physics, he has specialized in the history and philosophy of science. The author of almost forty books and nearly a hundred articles, he served as Gifford Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh and as ...more
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