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Einstein The Searcher

His Work Explained from Dialogues with Einstein, 1st Edition

By Alexander Moszkowski


264 pages

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This volume, first published in 1921, presents a series of portraits of Einstein, thus offering glimpses in the character and private reflections of the man who changed the course of modern science. Intended neither as a biography, nor as a résumé of Einsteinian physics, Einstein: The Searcher instead focusses on Einstein’s relationship with the scientific project as he himself conceived it, and so is still of contemporary significance for those puzzled by the spirit of scientific enquiry.

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Phenomena in the Heavens 2. Beyond Our Power 3. Valhalla 4. Education 5. The Discoverer 6. Of Different Worlds 7. Problems 8. Highways and By-Ways 9. And Experimental Analogy 10. Disconnected Suggestions 11. Einstein’s Life and Personality

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

Reissuing works originally published between 1921 and 1988, this set offers a selection of scholarship covering historical developments in scientific thinking. Volumes range from Einstein's theories to quantum theory and genetics making this a comprehensive collection of previously out-of-print works. Many of the works review scientific advances in general or science and philosophy at the time; a great insight into the intellectual world of the 20th Century.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century
SCIENCE / General
SCIENCE / History
SCIENCE / Mathematical Physics
SCIENCE / Nuclear Physics
SCIENCE / Physics
SCIENCE / Relativity