Science and Society:The Roots of Special Relativity: History of Modern Physical Science

Science and Society:The Roots of Special Relativity: History of Modern Physical Science

by Peter Galison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415937159

ISBN-13: 9780415937153

Pub. Date: 10/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415937153
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Pages:
418
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Einstein, Albert. "On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies." In Albert Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity: Emergence (1905) and Early Interpretation (1905-1911), translated by Arthur I. Miller (Reading, PA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1981). Holton, Gerald. "Mach, Einstein, and the Search for Reality." In Gerald Holton, ed., Thematic Origins of Scientific Thought: Kepler to Einstein, rev. ed. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988). Holton, Gerald. "Einstein and the Cultural Roots of Modern Science." Daedalus 127 (Winter 1998). Darrigol, Olivier. "Henri Poincare's Criticism of Fin-de-siecle Electrodynamics." Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 26 (1995). Janssen, Michel. "Reconsidering a Scientific Revolution: The Case of Einstein Versus Lorentz." Unpublished. Miller, Arthur I. "The Special Relativity Theory: Einstein's Response to the Physics of 1905." In Gerald Holton and Yehudah Elkana, eds., Albert Einstein: Historical and Cultural Perspectives (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1982). Galison, Peter. "Einstein's Clocks: The Place of Time." Critical Inquiry 26 (Winter 2000). Cassidy, David. "Understanding the History of Special Relativity." Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences 16 (1986). Pyenson, Lewis. "The Relativity Revolution in Germany." In The Comparative Reception of Relativity (Dordrecht: Reidel, 1987). Glick, Thomas. "Cultural Issues in the Reception of Relativity." In Thomas Glick, ed., The Comparative Reception of Relativity (Dordrecht: Reidel, 1987). Goldberg, Stanley. "In Defense of the Ether: The British Response to Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, 1905-1911." HistoricalStudies in the Physical Sciences 2 (1970). Warwick, Andrew. "Cambridge Mathematics and Cavendish Physics: Cunningham, Campbell, and Einstein's Relativity, 1905-1911. Part I: The Uses of Theory." Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 23 (1992).

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