9780762430031

A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion: The Essential Scientific Writings of Albert Einstein

  • ISBN 13:

    9780762430031

  • ISBN 10:

    0762430036

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/26/2007
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group

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Summary

From the work that "made" modern scientific thought and his importantiscoveries, to his later musings on his landmark findings and hishilosophical essays on Zionism and other important issues of the 20thentury, "Einstein" is the most extensive anthology of the scientist, and thenly one to provide the wide breadth of his work. The works included in thenthology include: "The Principle of Relativity" (1920); "Space-Time" (1929);About Zionism" (1930); "Cosmic Religion" (1931); "The World As I See It"1934); "The Evolution of Physics" (1938); "The Meaning of Relativity" (1945);nd, "Out of My Later Years" (1950);At the beginning of each chapter,tephen Hawking gives a short summary of the work, highlighting itsignificance, followed by an unabridged reproduction of Einstein's originalssay.

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