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  • KARL CHRISTIAN PLANCK (1819-1880), German philosopher, was born at Stuttgart on the 17th of January 1819.
  • Not only did Planck oppose the idealism of his confreres; his views were, in another aspect, directly antagonistic to the Darwinian theory of descent, which he specifically attacked in Wahrheit and Flachheit des Darwinismus (Ndrdlingen, 1872).
  • The natural consequence of this individuality of opinion was that his books were practically disregarded, and Planck was deeply incensed.
  • See Umf rid, Karl Planck, dessen Werke and Wirken (Tubingen, 1881); and Schmidt, "Das Lebensideal Karl Christian Plancks," in the Vortrdge der philosophischen Gesellschaft (Berlin, 1896).
  • It is then found both by experiment and by thermodynamic theory that in these amorphous radiations there is for each temperature a definite distribution of the energy over the spectrum according to a law which may be expressed by 0 5 0(OX)dX, between the wave-lengths X, A+dX; and as to the form of the function 4), Planck has shown (Sitzungsber.
 

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