Concepts of Space: The History of Theories of Space in Physics

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Concepts of Space: The History of Theories of Space in Physics
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Author Max Jammer
Published 1954/1969/1992
Publisher Harvard University Press
Pages 261
ISBN 0486271196

Newly updated study surveys the concept of space from the standpoint of historical development, including space in antiquity, Judeo-Christian ideas about space, Newton?s concept of absolute space, space from 18th century to the present. Extensive new chapter reviews changes in philosophy of space since publication of second edition (1969). Numerous original quotations and bibliographical references. "...admirably compact and swiftly paced style." - Philosophy of Science. Foreword by Albert Einstein.

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