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Einstein from "B" to "Z"

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This edition published in by Birkhäuser in Boston.

Written in English

556 pages

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Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: I The Human Side1
Albert Einstein: The Man Beyond the Myth3
Albert Einstein13
Albert Einstein: (1879-1955)19
The Young Einstein: Poetry and Truth21
Albert Einstein and Mileva Maric:
A Collaboration that Failed to Develop39
Einstein's Jewish Identity57
Einstein on Civil Liberty85
Einstein and the "Research Passion"87
II Editing the Einstein Papers95
"A Man of My Type" - Editing the Einstein Papers97
Introduction to the Guide to the Duplicate Einstein Archive
and Control Index113
III Surveys of Einstein's Work119
Introduction to Einstein: The Formative Years121
The Other Einstein: Einstein Contra Field Theory141
IV Special Relativity155
"What Song the Syrens Sang":
How Did Einstein Discover Special Relativity?157
Einstein and Ether Drift Experiments171
Einstein and Michelson: The Context of Discovery
and the Context of Justification177
Einstein on the Theory of Relativity191
Einstein's First Derivation of Mass-Energy Equivalence
(with Roberto Toretti)215
V General Relativity223
Einstein's Odyssey: His Journey from Special to General Relativity. 225
The Genesis of General Relativity233
The Rigidly Rotating Disk as the "Missing Link" in the
History of General Relativity245
The First Two Acts261
How Einstein Discovered General Relativity:
A Historical Tale with Some Contemporary Morals293
Einstein's Search for General Covariance, 1912-1915301
Belated Decision in the Hilbert-Einstein Priority Dispute
(with Leo Corry and Jiirgen Renn)339
The Origin of Gravitational Lensing:
A Postscript to Einstein's 1936 Science Paper
(with Jiirgen Renn and Tilman Sauer)347
New Light on the Einstein-Hilbert Priority Question353
VI Quantum Theory365
Einstein and the Quantum: Fifty Years of Struggle367
Einstein and Quantum Mechanics403
Einstein's Light-Quantum Hypothesis, or
Why Didn't Einstein Propose a Quantum Gas
a Decade-and-a-Half Earlier427
VII Einstein and Others445
Einstein and Newton447
Eddington and Einstein453
Einstein and Infeld: Seen through their Correspondence477
Lanczos's Early Contributions to Relativity and
His Relationship with Einstein499
Einstein and Bose519
Einstein and 'Zweistein'539
VIII Book Reviews549
'Subtle is the Lord' The Science and Life of Albert Einstein
by Abraham Pais551
Albert Einstein: A Biography
by Albert F61sing555.

Edition Notes

Einstein studies ;, v. 9


Dewey Decimal Class
530/.092, B
Library of Congress
QC16.E5 S69 2002

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xi, 556 p. :
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0817641432, 3764341432
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