Einstein, History and Other Passions by Gerald Holton
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Einstein, History and Other Passions
By Gerald Holton

Einstein, History and Other Passions

The Rebellion Against Science at the End of the Twentieth Century

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Einstein, History and Other Passions by Gerald Holton

Book Description

Through his rich exploration of Einstein's thought, Gerald Holton shows how the best science depends on great inventive leaps of imagination, and how science is indeed the creative expression of the traditions of Western civilization.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674004337
ISBN-10: 0674004337
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Gerald Holton

Gerald Holton is Mallinckrodt Research Professor of Physics, and Research Professor of History of Science, Harvard University.

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