concepts of simultaneity from antiquity to einstein and beyond

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Concepts Of Simultaneity

Author : Max Jammer
ISBN : 0801889537
Genre : Science
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The study concludes with an analysis of simultaneity's importance in general relativity and quantum mechanics.

Concepts Of Mass In Classical And Modern Physics

Author : Max Jammer
ISBN : 0486299988
Genre : Science
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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.

Concepts Of Space

Author : Max Jammer
ISBN : 9780486166476
Genre : History
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Historical surveys consider Judeo-Christian notions of space, Newtonian absolute space, perceptions from 18th century to the present, more. Numerous quotations and references. "Admirably compact and swiftly paced style." — Philosophy of Science.

Concepts Of Force

Author : Max Jammer
ISBN : 9780486150567
Genre : Science
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This work by a noted physicist traces conceptual development from ancient to modern times. Kepler's initiation, Newton's definition, subsequent reinterpretation — contrasting concepts of Leibniz, Boscovich, Kant with those of Mach, Kirchhoff, Hertz. "An excellent presentation." — Science.

The Chinese Roots Of Linear Algebra

Author : Roger Hart
ISBN : 0801899583
Genre : Mathematics
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Mathematicians and historians of mathematics and science will find in The Chinese Roots of Linear Algebra new ways to conceptualize the intellectual development of linear algebra.

Time And Free Will

Author : Henri Bergson
ISBN : 9780486119717
Genre : Philosophy
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Bergson argues for free will by showing that the arguments against it come from a confusion of different conceptions of time. He concludes that free will is an observable fact.

Concepts Of Mass In Contemporary Physics And Philosophy

Author : Max Jammer
ISBN : 069101017X
Genre : Science
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Jammer then devotes a chapter to the distinction between inertial and gravitational mass and to the various versions of the so-called equivalance principle with which Newton initiated his Principia but which also became the starting point of Einstein's general relativity, which supersedes Newtonian physics. The book concludes with a presentation of recently proposed global and local dynamical theories of the origin and nature of mass."--Jacket.

The Singular Universe And The Reality Of Time

Author : Roberto Mangabeira Unger
ISBN : 9781107074064
Genre : Science
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Roberto Mangabeira Unger and Lee Smolin argue for a revolution in our cosmological ideas. Ideal for non-scientists, physicists and cosmologists.

Substance And Function And Einstein S Theory Of Relativity

Author : Ernst Cassirer
ISBN : 0486495477
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Double-volume work features the establishment of a general philosophical system in which Einstein's theory of relativity is regarded as the natural progression of the motives inherent to mathematics and the physical sciences. 1923 edition.

Einstein S Generation

Author : Richard Staley
ISBN : 9780226770574
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'Einstein's Generation' offers a new approach to the origins of modern physics by exploring both the material culture that stimulated relativity and the reaction of Einstein's colleagues to his pioneering work.

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