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Author Holton, Gerald James.

Title Einstein, history, and other passions : the rebellion against science at the end of the twentieth century / Gerald Holton.

Publication Info. Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1996.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  306.45 H758E    Check Shelf
Description xii, 240 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. What place for science at the "end of the modern era"? -- 2. The public image of science -- 3. "Doing one's damnedest": The evolution of trust in scientific findings -- 4. Imagination in science -- 5. Understanding the history of science -- 6. Einstein's influence on the culture of our time -- 7. Einstein and the goal of science -- 8. Of physics, love, and other passions: the letters of Albert and Mileva -- 9. "What, precisely, is thinking?" ... Einstein's answer.
Note Abridged and rearranged from the edition originally published: Woodbury, NY : AIP Press, c1995.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [209]-224) and index.
Subject Science -- Miscellanea.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Knowledge -- Science.
Science -- Study and teaching.
ISBN 0201407167 alkaline paper
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