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Einstein’s First Systematic Exposition of General Relativity

Janssen, Michel (2004) Einstein’s First Systematic Exposition of General Relativity. [Preprint]


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This paper will serve as the editorial note on Einstein's 1916 review article on general relativity in a planned volume with all of Einstein's papers in Annalen der Physik. It summarizes much of my other work on history of general relativity and draws heavily on the annotation of Einstein's writings and correspondence on general relativity for Vols. 4, 7, and 8 of the Einstein edition.

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Item Type: Preprint
Janssen, Michel
Additional Information: This article appeared under a different title ("Of pots and holes: Einstein's bumpy road to general relativity") in: Annalen der Physik 14, Supplement, 58-85 (2005). Please note that in the PDF file attached here, all Fraktur is rendered in Courier.
Keywords: general relativity, general covariance, field equations, hole argument, point-coincidence argument, Newton's bucket, Mach's principle, Noether's theorem
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Depositing User: Michel Janssen
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2004
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:13
Item ID: 2123

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