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Product Description: The contributions to this volume enter into a dialogue about the routes, modes and institutions that transferred and transformed knowledge across the late antique Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf. Each contribution not only presents a different case study but also investigates a different type of question, ranging from how history-writing drew on cross-culturally constructed stories and shared sets of skills and values, to how an ancient warlord was transformed into the iconic hero of a newly created monotheistic religion...read more

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9781472456564 | Routledge, April 29, 2016, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: The contributions to this volume enter into a dialogue about the routes, modes and institutions that transferred and transformed knowledge across the late antique Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf.

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Product Description: The past decade has seen a considerable surge of interest in historical and philo­ sophical studies of gravitation and relativity, due not only to the tremendous amount of world-wide research in general relativity and its theoretical and observational consequences, but also to an increasing awareness that a collaboration between working scientists, historians and philosophers of science is, in this field, partic­ ularly promising for all participants...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Hubert Goenner (editor), Jurgen Renn (editor), Jim Ritter (editor) and Tilman Sauer (editor)

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9780817640606 | Birkhauser, October 1, 1998, cover price $199.00 | About this edition: The past decade has seen a considerable surge of interest in historical and philo­ sophical studies of gravitation and relativity, due not only to the tremendous amount of world-wide research in general relativity and its theoretical and observational consequences, but also to an increasing awareness that a collaboration between working scientists, historians and philosophers of science is, in this field, partic­ ularly promising for all participants.

By Yehuda Elkana (introduced by), Anne Eusterschulte (editor), Henning Hufnagel (editor) and Jurgen Renn (introduced by)

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9786155053634 | Central European Univ Pr, May 30, 2013, cover price $60.00

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Product Description: This volume reviews conceptual conflicts at the foundations of physics now and in the past century.  The focus is on the conditions and consequences of Einstein’s pathbreaking achievements that sealed the decline of the classical notions of space, time, radiation, and matter, and resulted in the theory of relativity...read more
By John Beckman (contributor), Christoph Lehner (editor), Jurgen Renn (editor), Matthias Schemmel (editor) and Eric Stengler (contributor)

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9780817649395 | Birkhauser, December 1, 2011, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: This volume reviews conceptual conflicts at the foundations of physics now and in the past century.

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Product Description: This four-volume work represents the most comprehensive documentation and study of the creation of general relativity. Einstein’s 1912 Zurich notebook is published for the first time in facsimile and transcript and commented on by today’s major historians of science...read more

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9781402039997 | Springer Verlag, March 30, 2007, cover price $1249.00 | About this edition: This four-volume work represents the most comprehensive documentation and study of the creation of general relativity.

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Product Description: This volume, compiled in honor of Sam Schweber, an outstanding historian of science, physicist and exceptional human being, offers a comprehensive survey of the present state of the history of science. It collects essays written by leading representatives in the field...read more
By Kostas Gavroglu (editor) and Jurgen Renn (editor)

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9781402054198 | Springer Verlag, June 3, 2007, cover price $209.00 | About this edition: This volume, compiled in honor of Sam Schweber, an outstanding historian of science, physicist and exceptional human being, offers a comprehensive survey of the present state of the history of science.

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9789048173648 | Springer Verlag, March 27, 2007, cover price $209.00

Product Description: This four-volume work represents the most comprehensive documentation and study of the creation of general relativity; one of the fundamental physical theories of the 20th century. It comprises key sources from Einstein and others who from the late 19th to the early 20th century contributed to this monumental development...read more
By Jurgen Renn (editor) and Matthias Schemmel (editor)

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9781402039447 | Kluwer Academic Pub, June 30, 2006, cover price $250.00 | About this edition: This four-volume work represents the most comprehensive documentation and study of the creation of general relativity; one of the fundamental physical theories of the 20th century.

Product Description: This four-volume work represents the most comprehensive documentation and study of the creation of general relativity; one of the fundamental physical theories of the 20th century. It comprises key sources from Einstein and others who from the late 19th to the early 20th century contributed to this monumental development...read more

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9781402039409 | Kluwer Academic Pub, June 30, 2006, cover price $250.00 | About this edition: This four-volume work represents the most comprehensive documentation and study of the creation of general relativity; one of the fundamental physical theories of the 20th century.

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Product Description: Dies ist die Geschichte von Einsteins unvollendeter Revolution, einer tiefgreifenden Veränderung unserer Begriffe von Raum, Zeit, Materie und Strahlung. Diese Revolution begann in Einsteins Wunderjahr 1905, wurde durch seine allgemeine Relativitätstheorie aus dem Jahre 1915 fortgesetzt und wirkt in den heutigen Versuchen der Wissenschaft, die Entstehung und das Schicksal des Universums zu verstehen, weiter...read more

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9783527405954 | Gardners Books, April 11, 2006, cover price $41.35 | About this edition: Dies ist die Geschichte von Einsteins unvollendeter Revolution, einer tiefgreifenden Veränderung unserer Begriffe von Raum, Zeit, Materie und Strahlung.

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Product Description: In 1905, Albert Einstein published five scientific articles that fundamentally changed the world-view of physics: The Special Theory of Reativity revolutionized our concept of space and time, E=mc? became the best-known equation in physics...read more
By Jurgen Renn (editor)

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9783527405718 | Bilingual edition (Vch Verlagsgesellschaft Mbh, February 28, 2006), cover price $130.00 | About this edition: In 1905, Albert Einstein published five scientific articles that fundamentally changed the world-view of physics: The Special Theory of Reativity revolutionized our concept of space and time, E=mc?

Product Description: This four-volume work represents the most comprehensive documentation and study of the creation of general relativity; one of the fundamental physical theories of the 20th century. It comprises key sources from Einstein and others who from the late 19th to the early 20th century contributed to this monumental development...read more
By Jurgen Renn (editor) and Matthias Schemmel (editor)

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9781402039454 | Kluwer Academic Pub, February 15, 2006, cover price $250.00 | About this edition: This four-volume work represents the most comprehensive documentation and study of the creation of general relativity; one of the fundamental physical theories of the 20th century.

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Product Description: Im Jahr 1905 veröffentlichte Albert Einstein fünf wissenschaftliche Arbeiten, die das Weltbild der Physik grundlegend verändern sollten: Die spezielle Relativitätstheorie revolutionierte unsere Vorstellung von Raum und Zeit, E=mc² wurde zur bekanntesten Gleichung der Physik...read more
By Jurgen Renn (editor)

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9783527405695 | Gardners Books, October 25, 2005, cover price $115.75 | About this edition: Im Jahr 1905 veröffentlichte Albert Einstein fünf wissenschaftliche Arbeiten, die das Weltbild der Physik grundlegend verändern sollten: Die spezielle Relativitätstheorie revolutionierte unsere Vorstellung von Raum und Zeit, E=mc² wurde zur bekanntesten Gleichung der Physik.

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Product Description: In 1905, Einstein's Annus Mirabilis, Albert Einstein made three discoveries concerning the foundations of nature which form the basis of his fame as a physicist. These revolutionary papers on the light-quantum hypothesis, Brownian motion, and special relativity, were published in the journal "Annalen der Physik"...read more
By Jurgen Renn (editor)

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9783527405640 | Vch Verlagsgesellschaft Mbh, May 31, 2005, cover price $176.00 | About this edition: In 1905, Einstein's Annus Mirabilis, Albert Einstein made three discoveries concerning the foundations of nature which form the basis of his fame as a physicist.

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Product Description: The question of when and how the basic concepts that characterize modern science arose in Western Europe has long been central to the history of science. This book examines the transition from Renaissance engineering and philosophy of nature to classical mechanics oriented on the central concept of velocity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780387205731 | 2 edition (Springer Verlag, March 30, 2004), cover price $189.00 | About this edition: The question of when and how the basic concepts that characterize modern science arose in Western Europe has long been central to the history of science.

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Product Description: The question of when and how the basic concepts that characterize modern science arose in Western Europe has long been central to the history of science. This book examines the transition from Renaissance engineering and philosophy of nature to classical mechanics oriented on the central concept of velocity...read more

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9781441919175 | 2 edition (Springer Verlag, October 9, 2011), cover price $189.00 | About this edition: The question of when and how the basic concepts that characterize modern science arose in Western Europe has long been central to the history of science.

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Product Description: The book is dedicated to the role of visual representations in the history of early modern science. It brings together historical case studies from various fields and discusses epistemological questions such as the role of images as mediatory instances between practical and theoretical knowledge, the interaction between images and texts, and the potential of images to synthesize fragments of knowledge to a global picture...read more

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9783764324346 | Birkhauser, December 1, 2003, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: The book is dedicated to the role of visual representations in the history of early modern science.

Product Description: The book is dedicated to the role of visual representations in the history of early modern science. It brings together historical case studies from various fields and discusses epistemological questions such as the role of images as mediatory instances between practical and theoretical knowledge, the interaction between images and texts, and the potential of images to synthesize fragments of knowledge to a global picture...read more
By Wolfgang Lefevre (editor), Jurgen Renn (editor) and Urs Schoepflin (editor)

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9780817624347 | Birkhauser, December 1, 2003, cover price $169.00 | About this edition: The book is dedicated to the role of visual representations in the history of early modern science.

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Product Description: This is the first book that addresses the issue of research notes for writing history of science in a comprehensive manner. Its case studies range from the early modern period to present and cover a broad range of different disciplines...read more

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9781402010392 | Kluwer Academic Pub, June 1, 2003, cover price $269.00 | About this edition: This is the first book that addresses the issue of research notes for writing history of science in a comprehensive manner.

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Product Description: This survey of recent attempts to dispel the myth of Galileo as isolated pioneer explores the intellectual, cultural and social contexts that substantially shaped Galilean science. Particular attention is paid to the influence of contemporary engineer-scientists on Galilean experimental physics, the influence of artists on the visual representation techniques used in Galilean astronomy, and the influence of the power structures of Galileo's day on the way in which scientific information was organized and communicated...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jurgen Renn (editor)

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9780521001038 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: This survey of recent attempts to dispel the myth of Galileo as isolated pioneer explores the intellectual, cultural and social contexts that substantially shaped Galilean science.

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Product Description: In 1903, despite the vehement objections of his parents, Albert Einstein married Mileva Maric, the companion, colleague, and confidante whose influence on his most creative years has given rise to much speculation. Beginning in 1897, after Einstein and Maric met as students at the Swiss Federal Polytechnic, and ending shortly after their marriage, these fifty-four love letters offer a rare glimpse into Einstein's relationship with his first wife while shedding light on his intellectual development in the period before the annus mirabilis of 1905...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jurgen Renn (editor), Robert Schulmann (editor) and Shawn Smith (trans)

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9780691088860 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 27, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In 1903, despite the vehement objections of his parents, Albert Einstein married Mileva Maric, the companion, colleague, and confidante whose influence on his most creative years has given rise to much speculation.

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9780691037059 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This volume presents Einstein's writings from the final period of his work in Switzerland.

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Product Description: This special issue of Science in Context examines the whole area of scientific enquiry surrounding Einstein with controversies and debates presented in their contexts.
By Mara Beller (editor), R. S. Cohen (editor) and Jurgen Renn (editor)

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9780521448345 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1993, cover price $64.99 | About this edition: This special issue of Science in Context examines the whole area of scientific enquiry surrounding Einstein with controversies and debates presented in their contexts.

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