98年第2學期-0438 物理發展史 課程資訊

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選課分析

本課程名額為 100人,已有142人選讀,尚餘名額-42人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
spelling practice 20 in-class listening and writing
homework 30 take-home questions
midterm 25 ch 1 - 4
final 25 ch 5 - 8

授課教師

David Newquist

教育目標

Understand the historical development of basic physics concepts, and the factors in their development, mostly from Copernicus to relativity and quantum physics. Read, lecture, discuss, and write about all of this in English.

課程資訊

參考書目

四 教材:
Seven Ideas that Shook the Universe, 2nd Ed. Nathan Spielberg and Bryan D. Anderson. John Wiley, 1995 530 Sp44

參考書:
The Evolution of Physics, from early concepts to relativity and quanta, Albert Einstein and Leopold Infeld. Touchstone, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1938, 1966 530.9 Ei68
Subtle Is the Lord…, The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein, Abraham Pais. Oxford University Press, New York, 1982 530.0924 Ei68zP Also Chinese, 上帝難以捉摸/阿伯拉罕.派伊斯(Abraham Pais)著/方在慶, 李勇譯 MA 784.38 4407-06
A history of physics, 1st ed., Reichen, Charles Albert. New York,Hawthorn Books,1963.
530 R271
The History of Physics, Melbo Phillips et al. Springer-Verlag, 1985
The History of Physics (readings from Physics Today), Spencer Weart. AIP, 1985 530.09 H629
Philosophy of Science: The Natural Sciences in Christian Perspective, Del Ratzsch. InterVarsity Press, Downers Grove, Illinois, 1986. Revised edition: Science & its limits :the natural sciences in Christian perspective, 2nd ed., Del Ratzsch. 2000 261.55 R189
God and Nature, Historical Essays on the Encounter between Christianity and Science, David C. Lindberg and Ronald L. Numbers, ed. University of California Press, Berkeley, 1986
261.55 G54
History of Physics: Selected Reprints. Stephen Brush, AAPT, 1988 530.9 H629
Creation and the History of Science, Christopher Kaiser. William B. Eerdmans Publishing, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1991 231.76509 K123
The Story of Physics, Lloyd Motz. Morrow/Avon, Harper Collins Reprint, Canada, 1992
The Scientific Revolution: A Historiographical Inquiry, H. Floris Cohen. University of Chicago, 1994 509.409032 C66
The Soul of Science, Christian Faith and Natural Philosophy, Nancey R. Pearcey and Charles B. Thaxton. Crossway Books, Wheaton, Illinois, 1994 261.55 P316
The Day the Universe Changed: How Galileo’s Telescope Changed the Truth and Other Events in History that Dramatically Altered Our Understanding of the World, Jam