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Scott A. Walter

Professor, Nantes University
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Claudia E. Graf-Grossmann, Marcel Grossmann. For the Love of Mathematics.

Scott A. Walter
Isis, 2020, 111 (1), pp.194-195
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Building the general relativity and gravitation community during the cold war

Scott A. Walter
Centaurus, 2020, 61 (4), pp.451-453. ⟨10.1111/1600-0498.12230⟩
Journal articles hal-02975670v1
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Henri Poincaré's life, science, and life in science

Scott A. Walter
Historia Mathematica, 2017, ⟨10.1016/j.hm.2017.05.001⟩
Journal articles halshs-01614367v1
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Mathematical Milky Way models from Kelvin and Kapteyn to Poincaré, Jeans and Einstein

Scott A. Walter
Oberwolfach Reports, 2015, 12 (4), pp.2081 - 2082
Journal articles halshs-01614359v1
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Poincaré on clocks in motion

Scott A. Walter
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 2014, 47 (1), pp.131-141. ⟨10.1016/j.shpsb.2014.01.003⟩
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L'histoire des sciences pour les robots : les humanités numériques aux Archives Henri Poincaré

Scott A. Walter
La Lettre de l'InSHS, 2014
Journal articles halshs-01234453v1
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Henri Poincaré et l'espace-temps conventionnel

Scott Walter
Cahiers de philosophie de l'université de Caen, 2008, 45, pp.87-119
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Hermann Minkowski's approach to physics

Scott Walter
Mathematische Semesterberichte, 2008, 55 (2), pp.213-235. ⟨10.1007/s00591-008-0044-4⟩
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Hermann Minkowski and the scandal of spacetime

Scott A. Walter
ESI News, 2008, 3 (1), pp.6-8
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La vérité en géométrie : sur le rejet mathématique de la doctrine conventionnaliste

Scott Walter
Philosophia Scientiae, 1997, 2, pp.103-135
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Henri Poincaré's student notebooks, 1870-1878

Scott Walter
Philosophia Scientiae, 1996, 1, pp.1-17
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Electron theory, ether, and spacetime, 1904-1919

Scott A. Walter
Ether and modernity, Jaume Navarro, Mar 2017, San Sebastian, Spain
Conference papers halshs-01618980v1

Mathematics and the wireless world

Scott A. Walter
Annual meeting of the History of Science Society, History of Science Society, Nov 2017, Toronto, Canada
Conference papers halshs-01615114v1

The theory of wireless devices, 1906-1922

Scott A. Walter
Interactions of interwar physics, Karl Hall, Dec 2016, Budapest, Hungary
Conference papers halshs-01618959v1

French projects in digital epistemology and history of science and technology

Scott A. Walter
. Annual meeting of the Digital History and Philosophy of Science consortium: "Varieties of digital history and philosophy of science", University of Oklahoma, Aug 2016, Norman, United States
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Science and technology in Göttingen's golden era: the first Wolfskehl lectures

Scott A. Walter
A richer picture of mathematics: a symposium in honor of Professor David Rowe, Tilman Sauer, May 2016, Mayence, Germany
Conference papers halshs-01619033v1

Scientist-engineers, electron theory, and early wireless technology

Scott A. Walter
Interactions of Interwar Physics: Technology, Instruments and Other Sciences, Shaul Katzir, Oct 2015, Tel Aviv, Israel
Conference papers halshs-01619035v1

Poincaré on clocks and radio waves in the ether

Scott A. Walter
Session Sa4, New perspectives on the ether in early twentieth-century physics and art, Annual Meeting, History of Science Society, San Francisco, History of Science Society, Nov 2015, San Francisco, United States
Conference papers halshs-01618992v1

Les modèles de la structure de l'univers vers 1915

Scott A. Walter
Colloque Cathy Dufour 2015, La relativité générale a 100 ans et alors?, Philippe Nabonnand, Nov 2015, Nancy, France
Conference papers halshs-01618994v1

L'ordre rationnel contre l'ordre logique au début du XXe siècle : Poincaré lecteur de Cournot

Scott A. Walter
La transversalité de la notion d’ordre au XIXe siècle : Sciences, philosophie et art, Jenny Boucard, Jun 2015, Nantes, France
Conference papers halshs-01619032v1

Radio telemetry and the birth of spacetime conventionalism

Scott A. Walter
Fourth Physics and Philosophy Conference, Berislav Zarnic, Jul 2015, Split, Croatia
Conference papers halshs-01619038v1

La correspondance entre Henri Poincaré et les mathématiciens

Philippe Nabonnand , Olivier Bruneau , Jeremy J. Gray , Gerhard Heinzmann , Philippe Henry
Philippe Nabonnand. Birkhäuser, 2024, Publications des Archives Henri Poincaré, Gerhard Heinzmann, 978-3-7643-7168-5. ⟨10.1007/978-3-7643-8288-9⟩
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La correspondance entre Henri Poincaré, les astronomes, et les géodésiens

Scott A. Walter , Philippe Nabonnand , Ralf Krömer , Martina Schiavon
Scott A. Walter; Philippe Nabonnand; Ralf Krömer; Martina Schiavon. Birkhäuser, 3, 2016, Publications des Archives Henri Poincaré, Gerhard Heinzmann, 978-3-7643-7167-8. ⟨10.1007/978-3-7643-8293-3⟩
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Describing and understanding the world: from probability and statistics to field theory

Scott A. Walter
Tom Archibald; David E. Rowe. A Cultural History of Mathematics, 5, Bloomsbury, pp.161-191, 2024, A Cultural History of Mathematics in the Nineteenth Century, 9781350063068
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Poincaré-Week in Göttingen, in Light of the Hilbert-Poincaré Correspondence of 1908–1909

Scott A. Walter
Borgato, Maria Teresa; Neuenschwander, Erwin; Passeron, Irène. Mathematical Correspondences and Critical Editions, Springer, pp.297-310, 2019, 978-3-319-73577-1. ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-73577-1_15⟩
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Figures of light in the early history of relativity (1905-1914)

Scott A. Walter
David E. Rowe; Tilman Sauer; Scott A. Walter. Beyond Einstein: Perspectives on Geometry, Gravitation, and Cosmology in the Twentieth Century, 14, Birkhäuser, pp.3-50, 2018, Einstein Studies, 978-1-4939-7706-2. ⟨10.1007/978-1-4939-7708-6_1⟩
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Ether and electrons in relativity theory (1900-1911)

Scott A. Walter
Jaume Navarro. Ether and Modernity: The Recalcitrance of an Epistemic Object in the Early Twentieth Century, Oxford University Press, 2018, 9780198797258
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The Historical Origins of Spacetime

Scott Walter
Abhay Ashtekar, V. Petkov. The Springer Handbook of Spacetime, Springer, pp.27-38, 2014, ⟨10.1007/978-3-662-46035-1_2⟩
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Henri Poincaré, theoretical physics, and relativity theory in Paris

Scott Walter
Karl-Heinz Schlote, Martina Schneider. Mathematics Meets Physics, Harri Deutsch, pp.213-239, 2011
Book sections halshs-01234447v1
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Moritz Schlick's reading of Poincaré's theory of relativity

Scott Walter
Fynn Ole Engler, Mathias Iven. Moritz Schlick: Ursprünge und Entwicklungen seines Denkens, Parerga Verlag, pp.191-203, 2010
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Minkowski’s Modern World

Scott Walter
V. Petkov. Minkowski Spacetime: A Hundred Years Later, Springer, pp.43-61, 2010, ⟨10.1007/978-90-481-3475-5_2⟩
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Hypothesis and Convention in Poincaré’s Defense of Galilei Spacetime

Scott Walter
Michael Heidelberger, Gregor Schiemann. The Significance of the Hypothetical in the Natural Sciences, Walter de Gruyter, pp.193-219, 2009, ⟨10.1515/9783110210620.193⟩
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Breaking in the 4-vectors: the four-dimensional movement in gravitation, 1905-1910

Scott Walter
Renn, Jürgen and Schemmel, Matthias. The Genesis of General Relativity, Volume 3, 3, Springer, pp.193-252, 2007
Book sections halshs-00138006v1
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Poincaré, Jules Henri French mathematician and scientist

Scott A. Walter
Noretta Koertge. New Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Volume 6, Charles Scribner's Sons, pp.121-125, 2007
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Henri Poincaré and the theory of relativity

Scott Walter
Renn, Jürgen. Albert Einstein, Chief Engineer of the Universe: 100 Authors for Einstein, Wiley-VCH, pp.162-165, 2005
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