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  • 16:02, 25 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+393). . General relativity(Quotes: Robertson, "Geometry as a Branch of Physics": triumph of GR lies in its absorbing the universal force of gravitation into one geometric structure..Einstein's achievements..as great..[without] observational tests) (current)
  • 15:07, 25 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,146). . General relativity(Quotes: Blum, Lalli, Renn, "The Reinvention of GR": 60s..sudden revival..Clifford Will..Renaissance of GR..with new discoveries..quasars & cosmic microwave background..exact solutions..spacetime singularities..gravitational waves)
  • 14:11, 25 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,003). . General relativity(Quotes: Blum, Lalli, Renn, "The Reinvention of GR..": theoretical developments..prior to renaissance..not GR for its own sake..ulterior motive..successor theory..GR not fundamental enough nor empirical potential..1 central exception: cosmology)
  • 17:01, 23 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+26). . A priori and a posteriori(linked intro "a priori and a posteriori" to wikipedia) (current)
  • 20:41, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (-4). . m Escapism(Quotes: minor edit) (current)
  • 20:37, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+29). . Inductive reasoning(See also: Mathematical induction) (current)
  • 20:36, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (0). . User:ELApro(Updated ELApro {{user contrib}} notice from 6,000 to 7,000) (current)
  • 20:32, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+29). . User:ELApro(Wikiquotes initiated: Solipsism)
  • 20:30, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+261). . Solipsism(Quotes: copied Eliot, "The Cocktail Party": What is hell? Hell is oneself. Hell is alone, the other figures in it Merely projections. There is nothing to escape from And nothing to escape to. One is always alone.)
  • 20:23, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+55). . User:ELApro(Wikiquotes initiated: (2) Concept, Escapism)
  • 20:19, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+493). . Error(E: copied Eliot, "Tradition and the Individual Talent": The bad poet is usually unconscious where he ought to be conscious & vice versa. Both errors tend to make him "personal.") (current)
  • 20:13, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+41). . m Escapism(Quotes: minor links)
  • 20:08, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+20,661). . N Escapism(Initiated INCOMPLETE ARTICLE-to be completed)
  • 16:22, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+2,012). . Error(M: Added section "N" with (1) Nietzsche, "The works of Friedrich Nietzsche": In prison..By these horizons, wherein our senses are confined as in prison-walls, we measure the world.. all, in itself, an error!)
  • 14:57, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,426). . Motivation(Quotes: Einstein, "Principles of Research": I believe with Schopenhauer that one of the strongest motives that leads men to art and science is to escape) (current)
  • 04:28, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,508). . Jargon(Quotes: Holton, "Metaphors..": Margaret Mead->scientists...speak to other scientists near their level of understanding..escaped realm of "natural language." Difference in world views..Robin W. G. Horton/J. Jones..cultural differences) (current)
  • 03:41, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+413). . Metaphors(L-N: MacRae, "The Body and Social Metaphor" AsQBy Holton: If we are to understand the body as metaphor..we must remember that our own experience of our bodies is prescientific) (current)
  • 03:29, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+953). . Metaphors(A-F: Cicero, "De Oratore" Tr. Guthrie: All metaphors, at least thee best chosen, are applied to the senses, especially the seeing..because they place in the eye of the imagination objects otherwise impossible to see or comprehend)
  • 01:20, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+765). . Physics(Quotes: Deutsch, "Evidence and Inference..": creative scientific imagination functions by evoking potential/imagined sense impressions..hydrogen atom model visual image scale accessible to the sense impressions..though in principle inaccessible) (current)
  • 00:58, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+99). . m Metaphors(O-Z: minor edits/links)
  • 00:49, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+714). . Metaphors(G-J: Holton, "The Advancement of Science": scientist..necessities for using metaphor..remove unbearable gap or monstrous fault..epistemological necessity..built into..scientific rationality.. limitation of induction..logic fails, analogic continues)
  • 00:41, 14 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+33). . N Induction(#REDIRECT Inductive reasoning) (current)
  • 21:40, 13 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,282). . Scientific Revolution(H: Holton, ''Advancement of Science": reassert reign of beauty..back to 1st principles ..symmetry, parsimony, necessity..uniform circular motion not forced by data..Yet metaphor/divine key..infected 17th sci revolution..restructuring world/Gombrich)
  • 21:36, 13 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,278). . Metaphors(G-J: Holton, ''Advancement of Science": reassert reign of beauty..back to 1st principles ..symmetry, parsimony, necessity..uniform circular motion not forced by data..Yet metaphor/divine key..infected 17th sci revolution..restructuring world/Gombrich)
  • 21:33, 13 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,254). . Nicolaus Copernicus(Quotes about Copernicus: Holton, ''The Advancement of Science": reassert reign of beauty..back to 1st principles ..symmetry, parsimony, necessity..uniform circular motion not forced by data..Yet the metaphor/divine key..infected 17th sci revolution) (current)
  • 20:53, 13 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+459). . Nicolaus Copernicus(De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (1543): (2) Tr. Rosen, Intro Bk1: What indeed is more beautiful than heaven; end Ch10 AsQBy Holton: So vast, without any question, is the divine handiwork of the most excellent Almighty.)
  • 20:27, 13 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+904). . Nicolaus Copernicus(De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (1543): Preface, Tr. E. Rosen: they couldn't elicit..structure of the universe & true symmetry of parts..like someone taking from various places hands/feet/head, & pieces..a monster rather than a man)
  • 19:55, 13 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+11). . Metaphors(See also: Mind)
  • 19:54, 13 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+385). . Metaphors(minor format edits + (4) @"See also" + Turbayne, ''The Myth of Metaphor": [Mechanism..] victimized by metaphor, eg, Descartes/Newton..unconscious victims..founded church more powerful than Peter/Paul..dogmas/heresy)
  • 19:16, 13 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+209). . Analogy(F: "Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thought" ed. Bullock, Stallybrass: a form of reasoning that is particularly liable to yield false conclusions from true premises) (current)
  • 19:10, 13 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+631). . Metaphors(M: MacRae, "The Body and Social Metaphor" AsQBy Holton: All reflection, thought & criticism began in comparison, analogy & metaphor. Faust was wrong..St. John was right..the world can only exist..as man knows or imagines..Metaphor->reason/science/art)
  • 18:57, 13 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (0). . m Error(G: minor edit)
  • 18:56, 13 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+200). . Error(G: Goethe, ''Faust'': Man errs, till he has ceased to strive.)
  • 18:32, 13 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+128). . General relativity(External links: added section "Also see" with (4))
  • 18:09, 13 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+5,989). . N Concept(Initiated INCOMPLETE ARTICLE-to be completed)
  • 17:06, 10 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,309). . General relativity(Quotes: Einstein, "Einstein Expounds his New Theory," "New York Times": imagine the earth removed, and in its place suspended a box..by a rope or other contrivance, suddenly jerked to one side..the same as..Newton's law of gravitation)
  • 23:16, 8 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+232). . History of science(E: Einstein, "The Problem of Space, Ether, and the Field in Physics": Scientific thought is a development of pre-scientific thought.)
  • 22:49, 8 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+287). . Albert Einstein(Quotes about Einstein: Holton, "The Advancement of Science": The man who was best known for his legendary struggle with the most inaccessible and recondite theories.remains—one of the most readable and widely read scientists)
  • 21:29, 8 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+245). . Michael Faraday(Quotes about Faraday: Einstein, "On the Generalized Theory of Gravitation," "Scientific American": Would Faraday have discovered the law of electromagnetic induction if he had received a regular college education?)
  • 21:21, 8 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,277). . General relativity(Quotes: Gerald Holton quoting Einstein's call for frugality/simplicity "irreducible elements as simple/few..as possible" eg, classical mass in 2 different roles..inertial/gravitational->equivalence/truth as axiom rather than proliferation)
  • 16:50, 8 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+124). . Laozi(External links: 15 Tao Te Ching English translations @GeekFarm.org) (current)
  • 16:40, 8 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (-9). . m Space(Quotes: minor edit & typo correction) (current)
  • 16:38, 8 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+555). . Architecture(Quotes: Laozi, "Tao Te Ching" AsQBy Groak, ''The Idea of Building'': hub..vessel..room..the space makes it useful/habitable..while the tangible has advantages..the intangible that makes it useful) (current)
  • 16:35, 8 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+564). . Space(Quotes: Laozi, "Tao Te Ching" AsQBy Groak, ''The Idea of Building'': hub..vessel..room..the space makes it useful/habitable..while the tangible has advantages..the intangible that makes it useful)
  • 19:27, 7 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,557). . Euclid’s Elements(S - Z: Zajonc, "Catching the Light": leading..to..relativity theory..architecture of space revolutionized..til then..Elements dominant..excluding non-Eclidean..Renaissance linear perspective roots..Poncelet, Cayley, Klein, Einstein = ext'd Todhunter) (current)
  • 19:00, 7 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+1,127). . Non-Euclidean geometry(Quotes: Zajonc, "Catching the Light": leading..to..relativity theory..architecture of space..revolutionized..til then.."Elements" dominant view, excluding non-Eclidean..Renaissance linear perspective roots..Poncelet, Cayley, Klein, Einstein..) (current)
  • 18:27, 7 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+438). . Light(U-Z: Wilczek, "The Lightness of Being": For many centuries.the division of reality into matter and light seemed self-evident..As long as the separation persisted, a unified [physical] description...could not be achieved)
  • 17:58, 7 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (0). . m Solipsism(Quotes: minor typo correction)
  • 17:35, 7 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (0). . m Luther Burbank(minor sort: images) (current)
  • 17:30, 7 March 2017 (diff | hist) . . (+4,674). . Luther Burbank(How Plants are Trained to Work for Man: Plant breeding (1921) Vol. 1: added section "How Plants are Trained to Work for Man (1921) Vol. 5 Gardening" with (10) + Img: BurbankV5Gardening1921BabyPlants.jpg)

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