Einstein's Opponents (BOK)

Milena Wazeck

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This detailed account of the controversy surrounding the publication of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity explores the ferocious popular and academic opposition which at one time encircled one of the most important scientific breakthroughs of the twentieth century. Based on extensive archival research, this fascinating discourse includes a compelling and entertaining examination of the contemporary literature created by Einstein's detractors. Exploring the arguments and strategies, social contexts, and motivations of Einstein's detractors, and providing unique insights into the dynamics of scientific controversies, this book is ideal for anyone interested in the history and philosophy of physics, popular science, and the public understanding of science.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Milena Wazeck
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107017443
Antall sider 384 Dimensjoner 18,2cm x 25,4cm x 2,4cm
Vekt 898 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd