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In Figuring Space Gilles Châtelet seeks to capture the problem of intuition of mobility Figuring space: philosophy, mathematics, and physics Gilles Châtelet. This doesn’t seem to be hugely known, but de Freitas and Sinclair refer to it. The preface to the book mentions that Chatelet did not live to see. , English, Book, Illustrated edition: Figuring space: philosophy, mathematics , and physics / by Gilles Châtelet () ; translated by Robert Shore and.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? From inside the book. Borchardt Library, Melbourne Bundoora Campus. Mathematical beings appear above all as impoverished physical beings… the principle of cutting out mathematical beings by thought, which allows them to be sheltered from the mobility of the world.

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Chatalet’s idea of constructing extension involves starting with an intensive magnitude without extension and a virtual or potential process for separating the parts of an intensive magnitude across virtual moments of time or space. The following concepts are treated in detail: Skip to content Skip to search. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.


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Abel marked it as to-read Sep 13, The preface to the book mentions that Chatelet did not live to see this work in print. English Choose a language for shopping. Share your thoughts with other customers. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. None of your libraries hold this item. He called for a new philosophy to combat the disastrous effects of the decomposition of both the libertarian optimism and cynicism which in his opinion had become a pseudo-liberal sham.

The infinite, degrees of removal in a line of poplars, the hinge… this is all on p. Vivre et penser comme des porcs. Still talking about Aristotle, he talks about motion and potentialities, and Leibniz taking up the idea of virtuality to reconcile multiplicity and magnitude and other stuff. The text is unreadable, probably deliberately, in the style of contemporary French philosophy.

These thoughts about figurign horizon spaxe, too, could be useful for talking about graphs. This book is gioles yet featured on Listopia. Nevertheless the philosophical view gllles interesting.


Figuring Space Philosophy, Mathematics, and Physics

This single location in All: Login to add to list. These and other subtleties were ignored. Guerino Mazzola rated it it was amazing Jul 30, Open Preview See a Problem?

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You are commenting using your Charelet account. Be the first to add this to a list. Electrogeometric Space mentions knot theory. This site uses cookies. This he does by means of virtuality and intensive quantities Oresme, Leibnizwave-particle duality and perspective diagrams, philosophy of nature and Argand’s and Grassman’s geometric discoveries and, finally, Faraday’s, Maxwell’s and Hamilton’s electrophilosophy.

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Lists with This Book. He was the program director at the International College of Philosophy from to