Edmund T. Whittaker. *The Beginning and End of the World.* Oxford University Press, 1943 (following the first printing of 1942). 8x5 inches, 55pp. Nice, stiff, printed wrappers. Slightly luxurious. Very good condition. $45

Includes an interesting chapter, "Energy and its Degradation".

A listing of some of Whittaker's publications (via Wiki):

*A Course of Modern Analysis*. 1902.- "On the partial differential equations of mathematical physics". Math. Ann., Vol. 57, 1903, p. 333–355.
- "On an expression of the electromagnetic field due to electrons by means of two scalar potential functions". Proc. Lond. Math. Soc. Series 2, Vol. 1, 1904, pp. 367–372.
*A Treatise on the Analytical Dynamics of Particles and Rigid Bodies*. First Edition, Cambridge 1904.*The Theory of Optical Instruments*(Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics No. 7), Cambridge 1907.*Recent Researches on Space, Time, and Force*, MNRAS, Vol. 70, pp. 363–366.*A History of the theories of aether and electricity (1. edition)*, Dublin: Longman, Green and Co.- "On the functions which are represented by the expansions of the interpolation theory," Proc. Royal Soc. Edinburgh, Sec. A, vol.35, pp. 181–194, 1915.
*A Treatise on the Analytical Dynamics of Particles and Rigid Bodies*. Second Edition, Cambridge 1917.- "On the quantum mechanism in the atom". Proc. R. Soc. Edinb., Vol. 42, 1922, pp. 129–146
*A Short Course in Interpolation*. London 1923.*The Calculus of Observations: A treatise on numerical mathematics*. 1924.*Space and Spirit: Theories of the Universe and the Arguments for the Existence of God*. 1946.*The Beginning and End of the World*. Riddell Memorial Lectures, Fourteenth Series. Oxford 1942.*Eddington’s Principle in the Philosophy of Science*. Cambridge 1951.*A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity*(2nd edition), vol. 1: The Classical Theories / vol. 2: The Modern Theories 1900–1926, London: Nelson, ISBN 0-486-26126-3*From Euclid to Eddington: A Study of Conceptions of the External World*. Dover 1958.- "
*Whittaker Memorial Volume*". Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society, 1958. - Bearden, T. E., "
*Gravitobiology : Conception of Edmund Whittaker (papers of 1903-1904)*". Tesla Book Co., Chula Vista, CA, USA.

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