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" Try to fix Newton's bucket and rotate the heaven of fixed stars and then prove the absence of centrifugal forces. 4. It is scarcely necessary to remark that in the reflections here presented Newton has again acted contrary to his expressed intention only... "
The science of mechanics: a critical and historical account of its ... - Page 33
by Ernst Mach - 1915 - 106 pages
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Foundations of Space-Time Theories

John Earman, Clark N. Glymour, John J. Stachel - Science - 1977 - 480 pages
...point of view but intrinsically, is not the question Mach raises: he proceeds at once to the stars: "Try to fix Newton's bucket and rotate the heaven...and then prove the absence of centrifugal forces." But why the fixed stars? Is this not — from the phenomenalist point of view especially — a very...
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Weber’s Electrodynamics

A.K. Assis - Mathematics - 1994 - 274 pages
...arise and the surface of the water would become concave, ascending to the sides of 209 the bucket: "Try to fix Newton's bucket and rotate the heaven...and then prove the absence of centrifugal forces" (Mach, 1960, p. 279). According to Newton nothing would happen and the surface of the water would remain...
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Mach's Principle: From Newton's Bucket to Quantum Gravity

Julian B. Barbour, Herbert Pfister - Mathematics - 1995 - 536 pages
...admit of many interpretations and do not provide a firm foundation for the case. He exclaims (p. 279): "Try to fix Newton's bucket and rotate the heaven...and then prove the absence of centrifugal forces." immediately preceding the exclamation are devoted to arguing that the two cases are really one. Again,...
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Space from Zeno to Einstein: Classic Readings with a Contemporary Commentary

Nick Huggett - Philosophy - 1999 - 274 pages
...let these words suffice about the nature of motion.. READING Mack's The Science of Mechanics 3. ... All masses and all velocities, and consequently all...and then prove the absence of centrifugal forces. 4. It is scarcely necessary to remark that in the reflections here presented Newton has again acted...
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Ernst Mach’s World Elements: A Study in Natural Philosophy

E.C. Banks - History - 2003 - 292 pages
In particular, the book strives to set forth the true nature of Mach's sensation-elements, the motivations for his critique of the concepts of space and time in physics, and ...
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Scientific Progress: A Study Concerning the Nature of the Relation Between ...

Craig Dilworth - Science - 2007 - 324 pages
...provided by Mach, and is concisely expressed where he says: "Try to fix Newton's bucket [or his globes] and rotate the heaven of fixed stars and then prove the absence of centrifugal forces."3 In other words, the centrifugal forces which Newton takes to result from motion relative...
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