English translation of Professor Mach s Contributions to the Analysis of the Sensations which was published in 1897,1 but is, as the more comprehensive title indicates, an almost entirely new book. The Contributions originally appeared in 1886. The English translation of 1897 contained a certain amount of new matter, most of which was embodied by Professor Mach in his second edition (1900). Since ...
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Mach, apart from being a physicist, is also a most knowledgeable psychologist and philosopher. This translation from the German is rather heavy handed and not easy to read, doing so, however, is rewarding. It is interesting to discover how many pe...
have been three more editions :two of them, the third and the fifth, containing important changes and additions of such extent that the fifth edition, of which this translation is now offered to the English-speaking public, is a book nearly twice as long as the original English translation. It may therefore be convenient to mention here the principal respects in which this book differs from the translation of 1897. Six chapters are entirely new, namely, Chapter III., on My Relation to Richard A venarius and other Thinkers ;C hapter V., on Physics and Biology: Causality and Teleology ;C hapter VIII., on The Will j Chapter IX., on Biologico-teleological Considerations as to Space ;C hapter XI., on Sensation, 1C ontributions to the Analysis of the Sensations, by Dr. Ernst Mach. Translated by C. M. Williams. Chicago :O pen Court Publishing Co.(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)About the PublisherForgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the aged text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org