By David C. Cassidy
Following a short, nontechnical rationalization of the importance of Einstein’s achievements, Prof. Cassidy takes the reader on an exciting trip during the makes use of and abuses of Einstein’s relativity conception in such broadly varied settings as political ideology, philosophy of technological know-how, literature, paintings, faith, and the person in an age of dictatorship, genocide, and guns of mass destruction. Cassidy explores how Einstein’s paintings unfold in the course of the actual sciences, resulting in a brand new perception of the theoretical physicist as either physicist and cultural determine. whereas public fascination with Einstein’s achievements grew, his authority as an influential spokesman for human dignity, highbrow freedom, and international peace persisted to the top of his life.
This new version, along with updating and revising the content material of the 1st version, features a variety of vital new themes which could now not be incorporated within the unique variation: extra on Einstein’s own lifestyles within the gentle of contemporary revelations; a brand new part on Einstein and peace; and an review of Einstein’s carrying on with effect within the post-September eleven era.
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Einstein and Our World, Second Edition (Control of Nature) by David C. Cassidy