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Author Gimbel, Steven, 1968-

Title Einstein's Jewish science : physics at the intersection of politics and religion / Steven Gimbel.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.


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 West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Non Fiction  530.092 GIMBEL    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  530.092 GIMBEL    Check Shelf
Description viii, 245 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-240) and index.
Contents Introduction : Einstein's Jewish science -- Is Einstein a Jew? -- Is relativity pregnant with Jewish concepts? -- Why did a Jew formulate the theory of relativity? -- Is the theory of relativity political science or scientific politics? --Did relativity influence the Jewish intelligentsia? -- Einstein's liberal science? -- Conclusion : Einstein's cosmopolitan science.
Subject Relativity (Physics) -- Philosophy.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Philosophy.
Jewish Science.
ISBN 9781421405544 hardback alkaline paper
1421405547 hardback alkaline paper
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