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Mach, Ernst

Chrlice-Turany, Czech Republic
18.02.1838

Vatterstetten, Germany
19.02.1916

Degrees: Ph.D. in physics, University of Vienna, 1860
Career: 1855 studies of mathematics, physics and philosophy at the University of Vienna; 1860 doctorate with a dissertation on electrical discharge and induction; Privatdozent in the laboratory of Andreas von Ettingshausen; popular scientific lectures on optics, musical acoustics and psychophysics, as well as formal university lectures in Vienna; 1864 professor of mathematics at the University of Graz; by 1866 title of professor of physics; 1867-95 professor of experimental physics at Charles University in Prague; 1882-84 rector at Prague; 1895 professor of the history and theory of the inductive sciences at the University of Vienna; 1901 retirement from professorship and appointment to the upper chamber of the Austrian parliament.
Selected works: Mach, Ernst. 1875. Grundlinien der Lehre von den Bewegungsempfindungen. Leipzig: Engelmann Mach, E. 1886. Beiträge zur Analyse der Empfindungen. Jena: Fischer Mach, Ernst. 1863. Compendium der Physik für Mediciner. Wien Mach, Ernst. 1896. Die Principien der Wärmelehre: Historisch-kritisch entwickelt. Leipzig: Barth Mach, Ernst. 1883. Die Mechanik in ihrer Entwickelung: Historisch-kritisch dargestellt. Leipzig: F. A. Brockhaus
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