Ernst Mach

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Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)


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Indeed, an early name for the Vienna Circle, before they adopted the name of Logical Positivists, was the Ernst Mach Society.
The role of the medium was foreseen in 1883 by Ernst Mach who noticed that the inertia of a body depended on the presence of the visible stars as written above.
They befriended Ernst Mach and Ludwig Boltzmann; taught Freud and Schrodinger; became artists in the Vienna Secession; and led commentary on Austria's educational reforms and women's movement.
18) Ernst Mach, "Die Leitfaden meiner naturwissenschaftlichen Erkenntnislehre und ihre Aufnahme durch die Zeitgenossen," Scientia, vol.
BOLTZMANN (WIENER SECESSION, 2006) For their Wiener Secession installation in 2006, artists Clegg & Guttmann turned to the world of scientific theory in early-twentieth-century Vienna, focusing in particular on the physicists Ernst Mach and Ludwig Boltzmann's debates on atomic structure.
Outstanding promoters of fine arts (such as Gustav Climt and the Wiener Werkstatte, Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka), music (such as Gustav Mahler and Arnold Schonberg), literature (such as Hugo von Hofmannsthal and Arthur Schnitzler), psychology (in particular Sigmund Freud and his school), and philosophy (particularly Ernst Mach and, after World War I, Karl Popper, Ludwig Wittgenstein and the Vienna Circle) created a unique intellectual climate in the city.
La filosofia de la ciencia tal como la conocemos en nuestros dias, es decir como una disciplina universitaria con respaldo institucional, nacio en 1895 en la Universidad de Viena con la creacion de una catedra de filosofia de las ciencias inductivas ocupada primero y hasta 1901 por el fisico Ernst Mach (1838-1916), quien tambien es considerado por muchos el primer filosofo de la ciencia en el sentido contemporaneo del termino.
El autor que es punto de referencia de aquel escrito--y tambien del libro--es Ernst Mach, el fisico checo entonces austriaco--, que incursiono en temas de psicologia desde una perspectiva fisiologica y positivista.
This is called the extended Mach principle, after Ernst Mach who suggested in the nineteenth century that the inertia of any body is caused by its interaction with the rest of the universe.
Furthermore, Leibniz's rejection of the concept of absolute space and time, which for a long time seemed a little bit loony to people, enjoyed a revival beginning with Ernst Mach.
THE Mach rating - with Mach 1 the speed of sound - is named after 19th century physicist Ernst Mach.
IT'S named after the Austrian physicist Ernst Mach, who published the principles of supersonics in 1877.
Skeptics, led by the physicist/philosopher Ernst Mach, denounced the "atomists" and the statistical magicians for straying into metaphysics.