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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

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Jerusalem Einstein Centennial Symposium (1979)  Search this
Holton, Gerald James  Search this
Elkana, Yehuda 1934-2012  Search this
Aḳademyah ha-leʼumit ha-Yiśreʼelit le-madaʻim  Search this
Einstein, Albert 1879-1955 Anniversaries, etc  Search this
Einstein, Albert  Search this
Einstein, Albert 1879-1955 Anniversaires, etc  Search this
Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)  Search this
Physical description:
xxxii, 439 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Conference papers and proceedings
[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
Relativity (Physics)  Search this
Science--Social aspects  Search this
Physicists  Search this
Relativité (Physique)  Search this
Sciences--Aspect social--Congrès  Search this
Physiciens--Biographies--Congrès  Search this
Anniversaries  Search this
Natuurkundigen  Search this
IJktheorieën  Search this
Unificatietheorie  Search this
Relativiteitstheorie  Search this
Sciences--Aspect social  Search this
Physics--Einstein, Albert - Biographies  Search this
Call number:
QC16.E5 J48 1979X
QC16.E5J48 1979X
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Smithsonian Libraries