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Author Jerusalem Einstein Centennial Symposium (1979)

Title Albert Einstein, Historical and Cultural Perspectives : The Centennial Symposium in Jerusalem / Jerusalem Einstein Centennial Symposium, 14-23 March 1979 ; organized by the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities ... [and others] ; edited by Gerald Holton and Yehuda Elkana
Published Princeton, N.J : Princeton University Press, 1982


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Description xxxii, 439 pages : illustrations
Contents [Historical perspectives on Einstein's scientific contributions] Special relativity theory : Einstein's response to the physics of 1905 / Arthur I. Miller -- Quest for unity : general relativity and unitary field theories / Peter G. Bergmann -- Fluctuations and statistical physics in Einstein's early work / Martin J. Klein. Einstein and quantum physics / Max Jammer -- [Reception of Einstein's scientific ideas] Early years of relativity / P.A.M. Dirac. Some Einstein anomalies / Banesh Hoffmann. Reception of Einstein's ideas : two examples from contrasting political cultures -- [Einstein's impact on scholarship and twentieth-century culture] Einstein and the science of language / Roman Jakobson. Psychoanalytic reflections on Einstein's centenary / Erik H. Erikson. Relativity and relativism / Nathan Rotenstreich. Myth of simplicity / Yehuda Elkana. Einstein and the light of reason / Yaron Ezrahi -- [Einstein and developments in the Jewish world] Einstein and Israel / Isaiah Berlin. On Einstein and the Presidency of Israel / Yitzhak Navon. Jewish and universal social ethics in the life and thought of Albert Einstein / Uriel Tal. Einstein's Germany / Fritz Stern -- [Einstein and the nuclear age] Einstein and international security / Paul Doty. Einstein and the politics of nuclear weapons / Bernard T. Feld -- [Working with Einstein : reminiscences by associates and friends] Reminiscences / Peter G. Bergmann, Banesh Hoffmann & Nathan Rosen. Musical and personal reminiscences of Albert Einstein / Boris Schwarz. Reminiscences / Ernst G. Straus
Analysis Physics Einstein, Albert Conference proceedings
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Anniversaries, etc.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Physicists -- Biography -- Congresses.
Physicists -- Biography.
Relativity (Physics)
Relativity (Physics) -- Congresses.
Science -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Science -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Elkana, Yehuda, 1934-2012.
Holton, Gerald James.
Aḳademyah ha-leʼumit ha-Yiśreʼelit le-madaʻim.
LC no. 81047923
ISBN 0691082995