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17 June 2008

Dialectics of Nature, Frederick Engels (1873-1886)

Dialectics of Nature


First Published: in Russian and German in the USSR in 1925,
except for Part Played by Labour, 1896 and Natural Science and the Spirit World, 1898;
Transcribed: by Sally Ryan and jjazz@hwcn.org 1998/2001;
Notes and Fragments transcribed by Andy Blunden 2006.


Table of Contents

Preface, by J. B. S. Haldane 1939

Articles and Chapters

Introduction
Dialectics
Basic Form of Motion
The Measure of Motion - Work
Heat
Electricity
Tidal Friction, Kant and Thomson - Tait on the Rotation of the Earth and Lunar Attraction
The Part Played by Labour in the Transition from Ape to Man, 1876
Natural Science and the Spirit World, 1878

Notes

From the History of Science
Natural Science and Philosophy
Dialectics
Forms of Motion of Matter, Classification of the Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanics and Astronomy
Physics
Chemistry
Biology

Appendices

Titles and Contents of Folders
Plans and Outlines
Notes to Anti-Dühring: From the History of Science (some duplication with notes above)
Notes to Anti-Dühring: Fragment: Historical (some duplication with notes above)
Index to the Contents of the Folders
Chronological List of Chapters and Fragments
Bibliography

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