Mathematician:Percy Williams Bridgman

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Mathematician

American physicist awarded for his work on the physics of high pressures.

Wrote extensively on the scientific method and other aspects of the philosophy of science.


Nationality

American


History

  • Born: 21 April 1882 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • Died: 20 August 1961 in Randolph, New Hampshire, United States


Publications

  • 1922: Dimensional Analysis
  • 1925: A Condensed Collection of Thermodynamics Formulas
  • 1927: The Logic of Modern Physics
  • 1934: A physicist's second reaction to Mengenlehre (Scripta Math. Vol. 2: 101 – 117)
  • 1934: A physicist's second reaction to Mengenlehre (part 2) (Scripta Math. Vol. 2: 224 – 234)
  • 1934: Thermodynamics of Electrical Phenomena in Metals and a Condensed Collection of Thermodynamic Formulas
  • 1936: The Nature of Physical Theory
  • 1938: The Intelligent Individual and Society
  • 1941: The Nature of Thermodynamics
  • 1952: The Physics of High Pressure
  • 1952: Studies in large plastic flow and fracture: with special emphasis on the effects of hydrostatic pressure
  • 1959: The Way Things Are
  • 1962: A Sophisticate's Primer of Relativity
  • 1964: Collected experimental papers
  • 1980: Reflections of a Physicist