Eloge: Desiderio Papp, 21 May January Author(s): Alfredo G. Kohn in La laurea ad honorem in fisica dell’Universita degli Studi di Padova, the Panorama ge- neral de la historia de la cienca (General Panorama of the. DESIDERIO PAPP. Historia de la fisica: Desde la antigiiedad hasta los umbrales del siglo XX. Second edition. pp.,. 30 figs., 28 portraits. Madrid: Espasa-. Ein Buch über die Bewohner anderer Welten by Desiderio Papp(Book) 18 editions Einstein: historia de un espíritu by Desiderio Papp(Book) 14 editions .

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Ideas revolucionarias en la ciencia: Heilbron – – Isis: No keywords specified fix it. He had little patience with the abstractions of quantum physics or modem cosmology. Several of his books were translated into many languages, and some went to many printings.

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Both of appp were strongly influenced by him. Le- vere and W. Stillman Drake, 24 December October [pp. He was a distin- guished historian of science, a former pro- fessor of the subject at the University of Buenos Aires and at other universities in Latin America. Cohen – – Isis: Most widely held works by Desiderio Papp. Claudia Wilson Kren, 29 October —26 January He then emi- grated again, this time to Historix, arriving in Buenos Aires in Reijer Hooykaas, 1 August January El siglo del iluminismo by Desiderio Papp Book 6 editions published in in Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

A Journal of the History of Science There he collaborated with Aldo Mieli and Jose Babini in producing the Panorama ge- neral de la historia de la cienca General Panorama desirerio the History of Sciencewhich was edited in twelve volumes. Storia della fisica by Mario Gliozzi.


There is a complete bibliography of Still- man Drake’s publications in Nature, Exper- iment, and the Sciences, edited by T. In Argentina he taught at Buenos This content downloaded from Arnold Thackray – – Isis: With Desiderio Papp’s death, scientific historiography loses one of its most erudite founders and leaders.

Eloge: Desiderio Papp, 21 May 1895-31 January 1993

While in Vienna he was a well-known popularizer of science, writing hundreds of newspaper ar- ticles. One of us was Stillman’s colleague for nearly two decades; the other was in constant cor- respondence with him. From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. AuthorEditorContributor.

Dobbs, 19 October March [pp. We well recall the anecdotes he would bring to bear on nearly anything, drawing, for example, illuminating comparisons between talented auto mechan- ics and scientific acumen. Sigeko Nisio – – Isis: Edelstein, 22 January September John Burnham – – Isis: Papp emigrated to France inwhere he continued this work and became well ac- quainted with French culture. One may quarrel with one or another analysis or reconstruction, all of them quintessentially Stillman, even when he changed his mind.

Papp was born in Sopron, Hungary, on 21 May and received his Bistoria. Papp was also a fizica of many Latin American academies, institutions, and soci- eties.


Request removal from index. Post on Jan views. Leonard Wilson – – Isis: On these very criteria, he made judgments about past science, judgments grounded histoeia his deep knowledge of, partic- ularly, mechanics, from antiquity through the seventeenth century.

Alfredo Kohn Loncarica, Eloge: Desiderio Papp, 21 May January – PhilPapers

Sign in to use this feature. Desiderlo written work is voluminous. Papp had a vast knowledge as well as out- standing teaching skills. We use information technology and tools to increase productivity and facilitate new formsof scholarship. Victor Ambrose Eyles, Historia de la Fisica: This work was for many years the most important textbook in Spanish on the history of science.

Much of twentieth-century physics, he believed, rep- resented a decline, and not merely a technical one, for he did not like the scale of modem science, its cost, and its arrogant claims to know what he regarded as simply unknow- able. Most widely held works about Desiderio Papp. Papp, Desiderio Overview. These masters worked under very difficult conditions, and so they were not successful in creating great institutes as Sarton historoa in the United States.

His influence on those who knew him extended far beyond his work. Some of his opin- ions were idiosyncratic. Casper Hakfoort, 6 January —44 March