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Concepts of Space: The History of Theories of Space in Physics: Third, Enlarged Edition

by Max Jammer

ISBN 0486271196 / 9780486271194 / 0-486-27119-6
Publisher Dover Publications
Language English
Edition Softcover
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Historical surveys of the concept of space consider Judeo-Christian ideas, Newtonian absolute space, perceptions from 18th century to the present, and more. This scholarly work features numerous original quotations and bibliographical references, including original-language excerpts and translations from ancient Greek, German, French, and Russian. Einstein's Foreword adds immense value. "Admirably compact and swiftly paced style."  Philosophy of Science. [via]