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Relativity and Geometry: Foundations and Philosophy of Science and Technology Series

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by Roberto Torretti
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Relativity and Geometry: Foundations and Philosophy of Science and Technology Series by Roberto Torretti

Relativity and Geometry aims to elucidate the motivation and significance of the changes in physical geometry brought about by Einstein, in both the first and the second phases of relativity.
The book contains seven chapters and a mathematical appendix. The first two chapters review a historical background of relativity. Chapter 3 centers on Einstein's first Relativity paper of 1905. Subsequent chapter presents the Minkowskian formulation of special relativity. Chapters 5 and 6 deal with Einstein's search for general relativity from 1907 to 1915, as well as some aspects and subsequent developments of the theory. The last chapter explores the concept of simultaneity, geometric conventionalism, and a few other questions concerning space time structure, causality, and time.

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Ebook Details
Pages: 408
Size: 54.7 MB
Publisher: Pergamon
Date published:   2014
ISBN: 9781483147376 (DRM-PDF)

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