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Stachel, John J. 1928-

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Works: 122 works in 557 publications in 8 languages and 7,246 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography  Archives  Records and correspondence  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction, Originator
Classifications: QC16.E5, 530.1
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Most widely held works about John J Stachel
 
Most widely held works by John J Stachel
Einstein's miraculous year : five papers that changed the face of physics by Albert Einstein( Book )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After 1905, Einstein's miraculous year, physics would never be the same again. In those twelve months, Einstein shattered many cherished scientific beliefs in five great papers that would establish him as the world's leading physicist. For the first time, this book brings those papers together in an accessible format. An introduction by John Stachel explains their development and historical significance." "The best-known papers are the two that founded special relativity: On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies and Does the Inertia of a Body Depend on Its Energy Content? In the former, Einstein showed that absolute time had to be replaced by a new absolute: the speed of light. In the second, he asserted the equivalence of mass and energy, which would lead to the famous formula E = mc[superscript 2]."--Jacket
The collected papers of Albert Einstein by Albert Einstein( Book )

50 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in 7 languages and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein contains the scientific work Einstein published during the first decade of his career, and includes some of the most significant achievements of twentieth-century physics. The first paper was written in 1900 by the twenty-one-year-old Einstein, newly graduated from the Swiss Federal Polytechnical School, or ETH, in Zurich and still searching in vain for a job. The last paper in this volume is the text of an invited lecture given in 1909 to a major scientific meeting by Einstein after he was appointed to his first academic post at the University of Zurich. He had already been recognized as an important theoretical physicist on the basis of the work reprinted here, particularly the three masterpieces that appeared in quick succession during 1905, Einstein's year of miracles. In one of these papers Einstein showed how one could finally confirm the ancient view that matter is composed of discrete atoms, and even measure the numbers and masses of these atoms. In a second paper, which even he referred to as "very revolutionary," he argued that the observed properties of thermal radiation suggest that it consists not of waves, but rather of localized particles of energy which he called energy quanta. The third and most famous paper set forth the special theory of relativity, solving some long-standing difficulties, but requiring a significant change in our understanding of those basic concepts, space and time
Foundations of space-time theories by Conference on the Foundations of Space-Time Theories( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Dirk Struik : scientific, historical, and political essays in honor of Dirk J. Struik by R. S Cohen( Book )

17 editions published in 1974 in English and Dutch and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bevat: Annie Romein-Verschoor : Wat is burgerlijk? Analysis of a dutch concept
Einstein and the history of general relativity : based on The proceedings of the 1986 Osgood Hill Conference, North Andover, Massachusetts, 8-11 May 1986 by Osgood Hill Conference( Book )

12 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected papers of Léon Rosenfeld by L Rosenfeld( Book )

10 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einstein from "B" to "Z" by John J Stachel( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einstein : the formative years, 1879-1909( Book )

10 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physics, philosophy, and the scientific community : essays in the philosophy and history of the natural sciences and mathematics in honor of Robert S. Cohen by R. S Cohen( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In three volumes, a distinguished group of scholars from a variety of disciplines in the natural and social sciences, the humanities and the arts contribute essays in honor of Robert S. Cohen, on the occasion of his 70th birthday. The range of the essays, as well as their originality, and their critical and historical depth, pay tribute to the extraordinary scope of Professor Cohen's intellectual interests, as a scientist-philosopher and a humanist, and also to his engagement in the world of social and political practice. The essays presented in Physics, Philosophy, and the Scientific Community (Volume I of Essays in Honor of Robert S. Cohen) focus on philosophical and historical issues in contemporary physics: on the origins and conceptual foundations of quantum mechanics, on the reception and understanding of Bohr's and Einstein's work, on the emergence of quantum electrodynamics, and on some of the sharp philosophical and scientific issues that arise in current scientific practice (e.g. in superconductivity research). In addition, several essays deal with critical issues within the philosophy of science, both historical and contemporary: e.g. with Cartesian notions of mechanism in the philosophy of biology; with the language and logic of science - e.g. with new insights concerning the issue of a ̀physicalistic' language in the arguments of Neurath, Carnap and Wittgenstein; with the notion of ̀elementary logic'; and with rational and non-rational elements in the history of science. Two original contributions to the history of mathematics and some studies in the comparative sociology of science round off this outstanding collection
Science, politics, and social practice : essays on Marxism and science, philosophy of culture and the social sciences : in honor of Robert S. Cohen( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zawiera esej Władysława Krajewskiego
Conceptual problems of quantum gravity : based on the proceedings of the 1988 Osgood Hill Conference, North Andover, Massachusetts, 15-19 May 1988 by Osgood Hill Conference( Book )

9 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected papers of Albert Einstein. the Swiss years: writings, 1912-1914 by Albert Einstein( Book )

107 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents Einstein's writings from the final period of his work in Switzerland. Most of the material in Volume 4 documents Einstein's search for a relativistic theory of gravitation, a search that ended in Berlin in the fall of 1915 with the completion of the general theory of relativity. Three scientific manuscripts, printed here for the first time, provide insights into Einstein's efforts to generalize his original relativity theory into a theory of gravitation. The first is a review article on the special theory of relativity. The second consists of notes that document Einstein's research on gravitation. The third manuscript contains calculations on the problem of the motion of the perihelion of Mercury. The explanation of the observed anomaly of this motion was to become one of the classical tests of general relativity. The existence of such a manuscript has not been known before now. All three of these manuscripts, along with other material in this volume, add significantly to our understanding of the creation of general relativity
Science, mind, and art : essays on science and the humanistic understanding in art, epistemology, religion, and ethics in honor of Robert S. Cohen by Kōstas Gavroglou( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In three volumes, a distinguished group of scholars from a variety of disciplines in the natural and social sciences, the humanities and the arts contribute essays in honor of Robert S. Cohen, on the occasion of his 70th birthday. The range of the essays, as well as their originality, and their critical and historical depth, pay tribute to the extraordinary scope of Professor Cohen's intellectual interests, as a scientist-philosopher and a humanist, and also to his engagement in the world of social and political practice. Science, Mind and Art, Volume III of Essays in honor of Robert S. Cohen focuses on issues in contemporary epistemology, aesthetics, and philosophy of mind as well as on the relations of science and human values in ethical and religious thought. It also has important new work in contemporary metaphysics, as well as in the history of philosophy, and on questions of multiculturalism in science education. Contributors include Paul Feyerabend, Adolf Grünbaum, Joseph Margolis, Joëlle Proust, Erazim Kohak, Elie Wiesel, Miriam Bienenstock, and John Silber, among others
Revisiting the foundations of relativistic physics : festschrift in honor of John Stachel by Jürgen Renn( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experimental metaphysics( Book )

13 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Potentiality, entanglement, and passion-at-a-distance( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quantum mechanical studies for Abner Shimony( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einstein Archives online( )

in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes scientific writings, non-scientific writings, travel diaries, general information on the Albert Einstein Archives, an itemized database of approximately 43,000 Einstein and Einstein-related archival items
The early years, 1879-1902 by Albert Einstein( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and German and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einstein 1905: un año milagroso : cinco artículos que cambiaron la física by Albert Einstein( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Einstein's miraculous year : five papers that changed the face of physics
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John Stachel American physicist

John Stachel Amerikaans natuurkundige

John Stachel amerikansk fysikar

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John Stachel US-amerikanischer Physiker und Wissenschaftshistoriker

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Stachel, J. J. (John J.), 1928-

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The collected papers of Albert EinsteinFor Dirk Struik : scientific, historical, and political essays in honor of Dirk J. StruikEinstein and the history of general relativity : based on The proceedings of the 1986 Osgood Hill Conference, North Andover, Massachusetts, 8-11 May 1986Selected papers of Léon RosenfeldEinstein from "B" to "Z"Einstein : the formative years, 1879-1909Physics, philosophy, and the scientific community : essays in the philosophy and history of the natural sciences and mathematics in honor of Robert S. CohenScience, politics, and social practice : essays on Marxism and science, philosophy of culture and the social sciences : in honor of Robert S. Cohen