The Cambridge Companion to Einstein

These fourteen essays by leading historians and philosophers of science introduce the reader to the work of Albert Einstein.

The Cambridge Companion to Einstein

The Cambridge Companion to Einstein

These fourteen essays by leading historians and philosophers of science introduce the reader to the work of Albert Einstein. Following an introduction that places Einstein's work in the context of his life and times, the essays explain his main contributions to physics in terms that are accessible to a general audience, including special and general relativity, quantum physics, statistical physics, and unified field theory. The closing essays explore the relation between Einstein's work and twentieth-century philosophy, as well as his political writings.

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The Cambridge Companion to Einstein
Language: en
Pages: 575
Authors: Michel Janssen, Christoph Lehner
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-19 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

These fourteen essays by leading historians and philosophers of science introduce the reader to the work of Albert Einstein. Following an introduction that places Einstein's work in the context of his life and times, the essays explain his main contributions to physics in terms that are accessible to a general
The Cambridge Companion to Music in Digital Culture
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Nicholas Cook, Monique M. Ingalls, David Trippett
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Digital technology has profoundly transformed almost all aspects of musical culture. This book explains how and why.
The Cambridge Companion to Logical Empiricism
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Alan Richardson, Thomas Uebel
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-03 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

If there is a movement or school that epitomizes analytic philosophy in the middle of the twentieth century, it is logical empiricism. Logical empiricists created a scientifically and technically informed philosophy of science, established mathematical logic as a topic in and tool for philosophy, and initiated the project of formal
The Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard
Language: en
Pages: 428
Authors: Alastair Hannay, Gordon Daniel Marino, Professor Alastair Hannay
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Accessible guide to Kierkegaard available serving as a reference to students and non-specialists.
The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Women Writers
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Maren Tova Linett
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-23 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A thorough overview of the main genres, important issues, and key figures in women's modernism during the years 1890-1945.

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