Albert Einstein: Out Of My Later Years

by Albert Einstein

Gramercy | September 1, 1998 | Hardcover

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Albert Einstein, among the greatest scientists of all time, was also a man of profound thought and deeply humane feelings. His collected essays offer a fascinating and moving look at one of the twentieth century''s leading minds.

Covering a fifteen year period from 1934 to 1950, the contents of this book have been drawn from Einstein''s articles, addresses, letters and assorted papers. Through his words, you can understand the man and gain his insight on social, religious, and educational issues.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 282 pages, 8.47 × 5.7 × 0.94 in

Published: September 1, 1998

Publisher: Gramercy

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0517093804

ISBN - 13: 9780517093801

Found in: Biography and Memoir

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Albert Einstein: Out Of My Later Years

by Albert Einstein

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 282 pages, 8.47 × 5.7 × 0.94 in

Published: September 1, 1998

Publisher: Gramercy

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0517093804

ISBN - 13: 9780517093801

About the Book

Albert Einstein, among the greatest scientists of all time, was also a man of profound thought and deeply humane feelings. His collected essays offer a fascinating and moving look at one of the twentieth century's leading minds.
Covering a fifteen year period from 1934 to 1950, the contents of this book have been drawn from Einstein's articles, addresses, letters and assorted papers. Through his words, you can understand the man and gain his insight on social, religious, and educational issues.

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Albert Einstein, among the greatest scientists of all time, was also a man of profound thought and deeply humane feelings. His collected essays offer a fascinating and moving look at one of the twentieth century''s leading minds.

Covering a fifteen year period from 1934 to 1950, the contents of this book have been drawn from Einstein''s articles, addresses, letters and assorted papers. Through his words, you can understand the man and gain his insight on social, religious, and educational issues.

About the Author

Albert Einstein, March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955 Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm. He spent his childhood in Munich where his family owned a small machine shop. By the age of twelve, Einstein had taught himself Euclidean geometry. His family moved to Milan, where he stayed for a year, and he used it as an excuse to drop out of school, which bored him. He finished secondary school in Aarau, Switzerland and entered the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. Einstein graduated in 1900, by studying the notes of a classmate since he did not attend his classes out of boredom, again. His teachers did not like him and would not recomend him for a position in the University. For two years, Einstein worked as a substitute teacher and a tutor before getting a job, in 1902, as an examiner for a Swiss patent office in Bern. In 1905, he received his doctorate from the University of Zurich for a theoretical dissertation on the dimension of molecules. Einstein also published three theoretical papers of central importance to the development of 20th Century physics. The first was entitled "Brownian Motion," and the second "Photoelectric Effort," which was a revolutionary way of thinking and contradicted tradition. No one accepted the proposals of the first two papers. Then the third one was published in 1905 and called "On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies." Einstein's words became what is known today as the special theory of relativity and said that the physical
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Not only was Albert Einstein one of the greatest scientific theorists of all time, he was also a man of profound thought and deeply felt social convictions. Out of My Later Years is a collection of his writings, letters, addresses and commentaries from 1934 to 1950. Ranging in topics from convictions and beliefs, public affairs and personalities to people and science and life, the clarity and absolute rationality of his voice shines through in every piece. Discover this great man's philosophy at this new low price!
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