Essai sur la philosophie des sciences
by AndrÃ©-Marie AmpÃ¨re
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- Near Fine
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2 vol, First edition of this two-volume study by AmpÃ¨re, notable for containing the first known use of the term "cybernetics"
Vol 1 â€" 1834 272 pp, one folding chart after text
Vol 2 â€" 1843, 189 pp two folding charts after text
folding tables (a few small tears), marginal browning, attractive 19th century morocco-backed boards, joints a little rubbed, [Tomash & Williams A74], 8vo, Paris, Bachelier, 1834 & 1843
Provenance: The prestigious Erwin Tomash Library of the History of Computing (label inside front cover)AndrÃ©-Marie AmpÃ¨re (1775â€"1836) was a French physicist and mathematician who was one of the founders of the science of classical electromagnetism, which he referred to as "electrodynamics" He is also the inventor of numerous applications, such as the solenoid (a term coined by him) and the electrical telegraph An autodidact, AmpÃ¨re was a member of the French Academy of Sciences and a professor at the Ecole polytechnique and the College de Ferance The SI unit of measurement of electric current, the ampere, is named after him His name is also one of the 72 names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.
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