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Concepts of Space
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Concepts of Space

The History of Theories of Space in Physics 3rd Enlarged edition

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Concepts of Space by Max Jammer

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Historical surveys of the concept of space consider Judeo-Christian ideas, Newtonian absolute space, perceptions from 18th century to the present, and more. This scholarly work features numerous original quotations and bibliographical references, including original-language excerpts and translations from ancient Greek, German, French, and Russian. Einstein's Foreword adds immense value. "Admirably compact and swiftly paced style." - Philosophy of Science.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486271194
ISBN-10: 0486271196
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 136mm x 14mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Concepts of Mass in Contemporary Physics and Philosophy by Max Jammer Concepts of Mass in Contemporary Physics and Philosophy, Paperback (June 2009)

Presents an analysis of the persistent difficulties of defining inertial mass in a noncircular manner. This book discusses the related question of whether mass is an observational or a theoretical concept. It also studies the notion of mass in special relativity.

Concepts of Simultaneity by Max Jammer Concepts of Simultaneity, Hardback (October 2006)

The study concludes with an analysis of simultaneity's importance in general relativity and quantum mechanics.

Einstein and Religion by Max Jammer Einstein and Religion, Paperback (October 2002)

The philosophy of religion and the quest for spiritual truth preoccupied Albert Einstein - so much that it has been said "one might suspect he was a disguised theologian." But what exactly was Einstein's religious credo? This book offers an unbiased and well-documented answer to this question.

Concepts of Mass in Classical and Modern Physics by Max Jammer Concepts of Mass in Classical and Modern Physics, Paperback (April 1998)

Rigorous, concise, and provocative monograph analyzes the ancient concept of mass, the neoplatonic concept of inertia, the modern concept of mass, mass and energy, and much more. 1964 edition.

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Author Biography - Max Jammer

Physicist Max Jammer (1915 2010)wasa close colleague of Albert Einstein and a lecturer at Princeton University. He also taught at Harvard University, the University of Oklahoma, and Boston University before establishing the Physics Department at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, where he also served as Professor, President, and Rector."

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