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Einstein, History, and Other Passions

The Rebellion against Science at the End of the Twentieth Century

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PAPERBACK

$36.50 • £29.95 • €33.00

ISBN 9780674004337

Publication Date: 09/15/2000

Short

6 x 9 inches

13 halftones, 11 line illustrations

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Through his rich exploration of Einstein’s thought, Gerald Holton shows how the best science depends on great intuitive leaps of imagination, and how science is indeed the creative expression of the tradition of Western civilization.

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