
PART V: Mathematics and the Physical World 


Galileo Galilei: Commentary 


1. 
Mathematics of Motion by GALILEO GALILEI 


The Bernoullis: Commentary 


2. 
Kinetic Theory of Gases by DANIEL BERNOULLI 


"A Great Prize, a LongSuffering Inventor and the First Accurate Clock: Commentary" 


3. 
The Longitude by LLOYD A. BROWN 


John Couch Adams: Commentary 


4. 
John Couch Adams and the Discovery of Neptune by SIR HAROLD SPENCER JONES 


H. G. J. Mosley: Commentary 


5. 
Atomic Numbers by H. G. J. MOSLEY 


The Small Furniture of Earth: Commentary 


6. 
The Röntgen Rays by SIR WILLIAM BRAGG 


7. 
Crystals and the Future of Physics by PHILIPPE LE CORBEILLER 


"Queen Dido, Soap Bubbles, and a Blind Mathematician: Commentary" 


8. 
What Is Calculus of Variations and What Are Its Applications? By KARL MENGER 


9. 
The Soapbubble by C. VERNON BOYS 


10. 
Plateau's Problem by RICHARD COURANT and HERBERT ROBBINS 


The Periodic Law and Mendeléeff: Commentary 


11. 
Periodic Law of the Chemical Elements by DMITRI MENDELÉEFF 


12. 
Mendeléeff by BERNARD JAFFE 


Gregor Mendel: Commentary 


13. 
Mathematics of Heredity by GREGOR MENDEL 


J. B. S. Haldane: Commentary 


14. 
On Being the Right Size by J. B. S. HALDANE 


15. 
Mathematics of Natural Selection by J. B. S. HALDANCE 


Erwin Schrödinger: Commentary 


16. 
Heredity and the Quantum Theory by ERWIN SCHRÖDINGER 
D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson: Commentary 


17. 
On Magnitude by D'ARCY WENTWORTH THOMPSON 


Uncertainty: Commentary 


18. 
The Uncertainty Principle by WERNER HEISENBERG 


19. 
Causality and Wave Mechanics by ERWIN SCHRÖDINGER 


Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington: Commentary 


20. 
The Constants of Nature by SIR ARTHUR STANLEY EDDINGTON 


21. 
The New Law of Gravitation and the Old Law by SIR ARTHUR STANLEY EDDINGTON 


Commentary 


22. 
The Theory of Relativity by CLEMENT V. DURELL 

PART VI: Mathematics and Social Science 


The Founder of Psychophysics: Commentary 


1. 
Gustav Theodor Fechner by EDWIN G. BORING 


Sir Francis Galton: Commentary 


2. 
Classification of Men According to Their Natural Gifts by SIR FRANCIS GALTON 


Thomas Robert Malthus: Commentary 


3. 
Mathematics of Population and Food by THOMAS ROBERT MALTHUS 


"Cournot, Jevons, and the Mathematics of Money: Commentary" 


4. 
Mathematics of Value and Demand by AUGUSTIN COURNOT 


5. 
Theory of Political Economy by WILLIAM STANLEY JEVONS 


A Distinguished Quaker and War: Commentary 


6. 
Mathematics of War and Foreign Politics by LEWIS FRY RICHARDSON 


7. 
Statistics of Deadly Quarrels by LEWIS FRY RICHARDSON 


The Social Application of Mathematics: Commentary 


8. 
The Theory of Economic Behavior by LEONID HURWICZ 


9. 
Theory of Games by S. VAJDA 


10. 
Sociology Learns the Language of Mathematics by ABRAHAM KAPLAN 

PART VII: The Laws of Chance 


Pierre Simon de Laplace: Commentary 


1. 
Concerning Probability by PIERRE SIMON DE LAPLACE 


2. 
The Red and the Black by CHARLES SANDERS PIERCE 


3. 
The Probability of Induction by CHARLES SANDER PIERCE 


Lord Keynes: Commentary 


4. 
The Applicant of Probability to Conduct by JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES 


An Absentminded Genius and the Laws of Chance: Commentary 1374 


5. 
Chance by HENRI POINCARÉ 


Ernest Nagel and the Laws of Probability: Commentary 


6. 
The Meaning of Probability by ERNEST NAGEL 

INDEX 


