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A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion: The Essential Scientific Works of Albert Einstein

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Edited By: Stephen Hawking

468 pages, no illustrations

Running Press, U.S.

Hardback | Oct 2007 | #169488 | ISBN-13: 9780762430031
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From the work that "made" modern scientific thought and his important discoveries, to his later musings on his landmark findings and his philosophical essays on Zionism and other important issues of the 20th Century, "Einstein" is the most extensive anthology of the scientist, and the only one to provide the wide breadth of his work. The works included in the anthology include: "The Principle of Relativity" (1920); "Space-Time" (1929); "About Zionism" (1930); "Cosmic Religion" (1931); "The World As I See It" (1934); "The Evolution of Physics" (1938); "The Meaning of Relativity" (1945); and, "Out of My Later Years" (1950). At the beginning of each chapter, Stephen Hawking gives a short summary of the work, highlighting its significance, followed by an unabridged reproduction of Einstein's original essay.


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Biography

Stephen Hawking is, like Sir Isaac Newton before him, a Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge. He is the author of numerous books, including the phenomenally successful A Brief History of Time which has sold over 10 million copies in 40 different languages.

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