Relativity: The Special and the General Theory - 100th Anniversary Edition (Paperback)

Relativity: The Special and the General Theory - 100th Anniversary Edition By Albert Einstein, Hanoch Gutfreund (Commentaries by), Jürgen Renn (Commentaries by) Cover Image

Relativity: The Special and the General Theory - 100th Anniversary Edition (Paperback)

By Albert Einstein, Hanoch Gutfreund (Commentaries by), Jürgen Renn (Commentaries by)

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A handsome annotated edition of Einstein's celebrated book on relativity

After completing the final version of his general theory of relativity in November 1915, Albert Einstein wrote Relativity. Intended for a popular audience, the book remains one of the most lucid explanations of the special and general theories ever written. This edition of Einstein's celebrated book features an authoritative English translation of the text along with commentaries by Hanoch Gutfreund and J rgen Renn that examine the evolution of Einstein's thinking and cast his ideas in a modern context. Providing invaluable insight into one of the greatest scientific minds of all time, the book also includes a unique survey of the introductions from past editions, covers from selected early editions, a letter from Walther Rathenau to Einstein discussing the book, and a revealing sample from Einstein's original handwritten manuscript.
Product Details ISBN: 9780691191812
ISBN-10: 0691191816
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: March 12th, 2019
Pages: 328
Language: English