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Description - Concepts of Space by Max Jammer

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 mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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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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