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Einstein for the 21st century : his legacy in science, art, and modern culture / Peter L. Galison, Gerald Holton, and Silvan S. Schweber, editors.

  • Galison, Peter, 1955-
Date
[2008], ©2008
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Publication/Creation

Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2008], ©2008.

Physical description

xviii, 363 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-340) and index.

Contents

Who was Einstein? Why is he still so alive? / Gerald Holton -- A short history of Einstein's paradise beyond the personal / Lorraine Daston -- Einstein's Jewish identity / Hanoch Gutfreund -- Einstein and God / Yehuda Elkana -- Einstein's unintended legacy : the critique of common-sense realism and post-modern politics / Yaron Ezrahi -- Subversive Einstein / Susan Neiman -- Einstein and nuclear weapons / Silvan S. Schweber -- EInstein and 20th-century art : a romance of many dimensions / Linda Dalrymple Henderson -- Rendering time / Caroline A. Jones -- Into the bleed : Einstein and 21st-century art / Matthew Ritchie -- Einstein and music / Leon Botstein -- Seeing the unseen / E.L. Doctorow -- The assassin of relativity / Peter L. Galison -- Space, time, and geometry : Einstein and logical empiricism / Michael L. Friedman -- Einstein as a student / Dudley Herschbach -- Learning from Einstein : innovation in science / Jürgen Renn -- Einstein and [h with crossbar, lowercase] : advances in quantum mechanics / Jürg Fröhlich -- Einstein's unknown contribution to quantum theory / A. Douglas Stone -- Einstein and the quest for a unified theory / David Gross -- Energy in Einstein's universe / Lisa Randall.

Languages

  • English


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ISBN

  • 9780691135205
  • 0691135207