Pierre Duhem, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Pierre Duhem

French physicist and historian of science

Date of Birth: 09-Jun-1861

Place of Birth: 2nd arrondissement of Paris, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 14-Sep-1916

Profession: physicist, mathematician, chemist, university teacher, philosopher, philosopher of science

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Pierre Duhem

  • Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem (French: [pj?? m??is ma?i dy.?m, - mo?-] (listen); 9 June 1861 – 14 September 1916) was a French theoretical physicist who worked on thermodynamics, hydrodynamics, and the theory of elasticity.
  • Duhem was also a historian of science, noted for his work on the European Middle Ages.
  • As a philosopher of science, he is remembered principally for his views on the indeterminacy of experimental criteria (see Duhem-Quine thesis).

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