Lambert, Johann Heinrich

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Johann Heinrich, German mathematician and physicist, 1728-1777.
Beer-Lambert law - see under Beer, August
Lambert cosine law - mathematical measure of the intensity of radiation.
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14) Johann Heinrich Lambert, Anlage zur Architektonic, oder Theorie des Einfachen und des Ersten in der philosophischen und mathematischen Erkenntni[Beta] (Riga: Hartknoch, 1771).
Kant's correspondence with Johann Heinrich Lambert from the years following the publication of the Inquiry shows that Kant intended to develop this idea further, even claiming that his reflections on the 'proper method' of metaphysics constitute 'the culmination of my whole project'.