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Janssen, Michel (2004) Relativity. [Preprint]

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A brief review (~8K words) of the history and philosophy of special and general relativity for a Dictionary of the History of Ideas


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Janssen, Michel
Additional Information: This article has appeared in: Maryanne Cline Horowitz et al. (eds.), New Dictionary of the History of Ideas. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004, Pp. 2039-2047.
Keywords: relativity, Lorentz invariance, theorem of corresponding states, Einstein, Lorentz, equivalence principle, general covariance, hole argument, point-coincidence argument, Newton's bucket, Mach's principle, cosmological constant, De Sitter
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Depositing User: Michel Janssen
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2004
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:12
Item ID: 1733
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/1733

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