|Atom: in philosophy indivisible, possibly only assumed object. Not empirical, but argumentative._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Atom/Laws of Nature/Law/Analogies/Feynman: the atom behaves differently than all other objects, it is a completely different object. It cannot be compared with anything. Why should it behave like great objects? Why should the electrons circulate around the core like planets?
The atom is like nothing we are familiar with!_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
The Feynman Lectures on Physics. Vol. I, Mainly Mechanics, Radiation, and Heat, California Institute of Technology 1963
Vorlesungen über Physik I München 2001
The Character of Physical Law, Cambridge, MA/London 1967
Vom Wesen physikalischer Gesetze München 1993