The Philosophy Of Space And Time

Author: Hans Reichenbach
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486138039
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A clear, penetrating exposition of developments in physical science and mathematics brought about by non-Euclidean geometries, including in-depth coverage of the foundations of geometry, theory of time, other topics.

Space Time Matter

Author: Hermann Weyl
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486318424
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Excellent introduction probes deeply into Euclidean space, Riemann's space, Einstein's general relativity, gravitational waves and energy, and laws of conservation. "A classic of physics." — British Journal for Philosophy and Science.

The Direction Of Time

Author: Hans Reichenbach
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486137254
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Distinguished physicist examines emotive significance of time, time order of mechanics, time direction of thermodynamics and microstatistics, time direction of macrostatistics, time of quantum physics, more. 1971 edition.

Philosophy Of Physics

Author: Tim Maudlin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691143095
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Introduces non-physicists to core philosophical issues surrounding the nature & structure of space & time, & is also an ideal resource for physicists interested in the conceptual foundations of space-time theory. Provides a broad historical overview, from Aristotle to Einstein, & covers the Twins Paradox, Galilean relativity, time travel, & more.

Concepts Of Space

Author: Max Jammer
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486271194
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Historical surveys of the concept of space considers Judeo-Christian ideas about space, Newton's concept of absolute space, space from 18th century to the present. Numerous original quotations and bibliographical references. "Admirably compact and swiftly paced style." — Philosophy of Science. Foreword by Albert Einstein.

Foundations Of Space Time Theories

Author: Michael Friedman
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400855124
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This book, explores the conceptual foundations of Einstein's theory of relativity: the fascinating, yet tangled, web of philosophical, mathematical, and physical ideas that is the source of the theory's enduring philosophical interest. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Einstein S Legacy

Author: Julian Seymour Schwinger
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486419746
Size: 16.36 MB
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A Nobel Laureate relates the fascinating story of Einstein and the development of relativity theory. Perfect for readers without a scientific background, it discusses the meaning of time, gravity and its effect on light, non-Euclidean geometry and the curving of space-time, and more. 189 black-and-white illustrations.