Studies 8

Spatial Thinking and External Representation

Towards a Historical Epistemology of Space

Matthias Schemmel (ed.)

 

Submitted by: Vincenzo de Risi

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Publication Date: Nov. 11, 2016

Key entries in boldface

A 

directions
1 2 3

forces
1

impenetrability
1 2 3 4 5

lack of extension
1

motion
1 2

space
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

standard of rest
1 2 3

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

his distinction of three speculative disciplines
1

his theory of change
1

‘Categories’
1

‘De caelo’
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

‘Metaphysics’
1

‘Physics’
1 2 3 4 5

B 

C 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

and straight edge
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

magnetic
1 2

of energy and momentum
1 2 3

of quantity of matter
1

of size and shape
1 2

1

geographical
1

linguistic
1 2 3 4

their role in field theory
1

their role in quantum mechanics
1

revolution
1 2

system
1 2

tables
1 2

1

‘De revolutionibus’
1 2 3 4

Chinese
1

Greek
1 2

Plato’s
1

as a theory of the world as a whole
1

classical
1 2 3

its relation to physics
1 2

modern
1 2

of the Pythagoreans
1 2 3 4 5 6

quantum
1

D 

E 

F 

G 

1 2 3

‘Dialogo sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo’
1

Babylonian
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Euclidean
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

differential
1

dynamic
1 2

non-Euclidean
1 2 3 4 5 6

pseudo-Euclidean
1 2

1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

law of
1

theory of
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

center
1 2 3 4 5

force
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

waves
1

1 2 3 4 5 6

H 

I 

K 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

‘Critique of Pure Reason’
1 2 3 4 5 6

‘Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science’
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

L 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32

formalized
1

technical
1

mechanics
1

1

and electromagnetism
1

as a means of measuring space
1 2 3

bending
1

propagation, universal law of
1

rays
1 2 3 4

speed of
1 2

wave theory of
1

1 2 3 4 5 6

M 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

in Eipo culture
1 2 3

in quantum mechanics
1 2 3

of fields
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

1 2 3 4

Euler’s
1 2

Hertz’s
1

Leibnizian
1

analytical
1

celestial
1 2 3

classical
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18


1

of large-scale space
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

of object
1 2 3 4 5

formalism
1 2 3

spacetime
1 2

N 

Micronesian
1 2

deep-sea
1 2

radio
1

1 2 3 4

his atomism
1 2

his axioms
1 2 3

his bucket experiment
1

his concept of space
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

‘De gravitatione …’
1

‘Opticks’
1

‘Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica’
1 2

dynamics
1 2

gravitation
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

physics
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

spacetime
1 2 3 4

O 

P 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

Aristotle’s concept of natural place
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

definiteness and exclusivity of
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

geographical
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

in Dene Chipewyan
1 2 3 4

in Eipo
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

in the ‘Mohist Canon’
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

philosophical concept of
1 2 3 4 5

sacred
1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

‘Timaeus’
1

1 2 3 4 5 6

‘Almagest’
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Q 

electrodynamics
1

field theory
1 2 3 4

gravity
1

mechanics
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

R 

S 

T 

U 

V 

W 

Z