Foundations of Space-Time Theories: Relativistic Physics and Philosophy of Science

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This book, explores the conceptual foundations of Einstein's theory of relativity: the fascinating, yet tangled, web of philosophical, mathematical, and physical ideas that is the source of the theory's enduring philosophical interest.Originally published in 1983.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationPrinceton, NJ
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Number of pages385
EditionCourse Book
ISBN (Electronic)1400855128, 9781400855124
ISBN (Print)0691072396, 9780691020396, 1400855128, 9781400855124
StatePublished - 1983

Publication series

NamePrinceton Legacy Library
PublisherPrinceton University Press

ULI Keywords

  • uli
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Space and time
  • Space-time continuum
  • Space-times
  • Spacetime
  • Time and space
  • Space of more than three dimensions -- Space and time
  • Space-time


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