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Is there a measure on earth?

foundations for a nonmetaphysical ethics

by Marx, Werner.

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976 -- Ethics,
  • Ethics, Modern -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWerner Marx ; translated by Thomas J. Nenon and Reginald Lilly.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB3279.H49 M31813 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 172 p. ;
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2730820M
    ISBN 100226509214
    LC Control Number86024894
    OCLC/WorldCa14240332

    The two camps needed to prove decisively who was correct. French Minister of the Navy Maurepas was anxious to know if Newton was correct, as the shape of the earth could affect navigation, so he organized a geodesic mission to the equator in order to measure the length of latitude to determine it.   Because Earth rotates, this sphere is distorted by the centrifugal force. This is the force that causes objects to move outward away from the center of gravity. Therefore, as the Earth rotates, centrifugal force is greatest at the equator so it causes a slight outward bulge there, giving that region a larger circumference and diameter.

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