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The Comparative Reception of Relativity: Volume 103 (Boston Studies in the …



The present volume grew out of a double session of the Boston Collo- quium for the Philosophy of Science held in Boston on March 25, 1983. The papers presented there (by Biezunski, Glick, Goldberg, and Judith Goodstein!) offered both sufficient comparability to establish regulari- ties in the reception of relativity and Einstein’s impact in France, Spain, the United States and Italy, and sufficient contrast to suggest the salience of national inflections in the process. The interaction among…

The Comparative Reception Of Relativity

ISBN 10 : 9789400938755
ISBN 13 : 9400938756

The present volume grew out of a double session of the Boston Collo quium for the Philosophy of Science held in Boston on March 25, 1983. The papers presented there (by Biezunski, ..


The Physicist And The Philosopher

ISBN 10 : 9781400865772
ISBN 13 : 1400865778

On April 6, 1922, in Paris, Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson publicly debated the nature of time. Einstein considered Bergson's theory of time to be a soft, psychological notion, ..


Einstein S Opponents

ISBN 10 : 9781107017443
ISBN 13 : 1107017440

Exploring the ferocious opposition which once surrounded the theory of relativity, this fascinating account details the strategies and motivations of Einstein's detractors. A uniqu..


Loving Faster Than Light

ISBN 10 : 9780226680736
ISBN 13 : 0226680738

In November 1919, newspapers around the world alerted readers to a sensational new theory of the universe: Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity. Coming at a time of social, pol..


Einstein In Context

ISBN 10 : 0521448344
ISBN 13 : 9780521448345

This special issue of Science and Context examines the entire area of scientific inquiry surrounding Einstein, presenting controversies and debates within their contexts...





Potentiality Entanglement And Passion At A Distance

ISBN 10 : 0792344537
ISBN 13 : 9780792344537

Potentiality, Entanglement and Passion-at-a-Distance is a book for theoretical physicists and philosophers of modern physics. It treats a puzzling and provocative aspect of recent ..


The Reception Of Darwinism In The Iberian World

ISBN 10 : 9789401006026
ISBN 13 : 9401006024

I Twenty-five years ago, at the Conference on the Comparative Reception of Darwinism held at the University of Texas in 1972, only two countries of the Iberian world-Spain and Mexi..