The Resource Einstein, history, and other passions, Gerald Holton

Einstein, history, and other passions, Gerald Holton

Label
Einstein, history, and other passions
Title
Einstein, history, and other passions
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Holton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holton, Gerald James
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q173
LC item number
.H7342 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Feynman, Richard Phillips
  • Oppenheimer, Julius Robert
  • Polanyi, Michael
  • Faraday, Michael
  • Science
  • Science
  • Physicists
  • Science
  • Sciences
  • Histoire
  • Physicien
  • Biographie
  • Physicists
  • Science
  • Science
  • Science
  • Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Physiciens
  • Sciences
Label
Einstein, history, and other passions, Gerald Holton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1, Learning from Einstein: Einstein's influence on the culture of our time ; Einstein and the goal of science ; Of physics, love, and other passions : the letters of Albert and Mileva ; What, precisely, is "thinking"? : Einstein's answer
  • pt. 2, Science in history: What place for science in our culture at the "end of the modern era"? ; The public image of science ; "Doing one's damnedest" : the evolution of trust in scientific findings ; Imagination in science ; Understanding the history of science
  • pt. 3, Personalities in physics: The trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer ; Percy W. Bridgman, physicist and philosopher ; I.I. Rabi, citizen-scientist ; Feynman's adventures ; Michael Polanyi and the history of science
  • pt. 4, Science for students: How can science courses use the history of science? ; Faraday's "Advice to a lecturer," updated
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 312 pages
Isbn
9781563964176
Lccn
94037483
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31239301
  • (OCoLC)ocm31239301
Label
Einstein, history, and other passions, Gerald Holton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1, Learning from Einstein: Einstein's influence on the culture of our time ; Einstein and the goal of science ; Of physics, love, and other passions : the letters of Albert and Mileva ; What, precisely, is "thinking"? : Einstein's answer
  • pt. 2, Science in history: What place for science in our culture at the "end of the modern era"? ; The public image of science ; "Doing one's damnedest" : the evolution of trust in scientific findings ; Imagination in science ; Understanding the history of science
  • pt. 3, Personalities in physics: The trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer ; Percy W. Bridgman, physicist and philosopher ; I.I. Rabi, citizen-scientist ; Feynman's adventures ; Michael Polanyi and the history of science
  • pt. 4, Science for students: How can science courses use the history of science? ; Faraday's "Advice to a lecturer," updated
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 312 pages
Isbn
9781563964176
Lccn
94037483
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31239301
  • (OCoLC)ocm31239301

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