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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein (1879–1955), one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century, was born in Ulm, Germany, to German-Jewish parents. He published his first great theories in Switzerland in the early 1900s while working as a patent clerk.

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Ideas And Opinions
Written by Albert Einstein
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | June 1995
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-517-88440-9 (0-517-88440-2)

A new edition of the most definitive collection of Albert Einstein's popular writings, gathered under the supervision of Einstein himself. The selections range from his earliest days as a theoretical physicist to his death in 1955; from such subjects as relativity, nuclear war or peace, and religion and science, to human... Read more






Ideas and Opinions
Written by Albert Einstein, Introduction by Alan Lightman
Modern Library | Hardcover | June 1994
$20.00/24.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-60105-0 (0-679-60105-8)

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time Read more






Relativity
Written by Albert Einstein
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | June 1995
$8.95/13.95(Canada) | 978-0-517-88441-6 (0-517-88441-0)

Redesigned inside and out to have a fresh, appealing look, this new edition of a classic Crown Trade Paperback is a collection of Einstein's own popular writings on his work and describes the meaning of his main theories in a way virtually everyone can understand. Read more






Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems
Written by Galileo, Translated by Drake Stillman, Foreword by Albert Einstein, Introduction by John Heilbron
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2001
$17.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75766-2 (0-375-75766-X)

Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, published in Florence in 1632, was the most proximate cause of his being brought to trial before the Inquisition. Using the dialogue form, a genre common in classical philosophical works, Galileo masterfully demonstrates the truth of the Copernican system over the Ptolemaic one... Read more





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