'SUBTLE IS THE LORD...' The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein. Abraham Pais.
'SUBTLE IS THE LORD...' The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein

'SUBTLE IS THE LORD...' The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein

New York: Oxford University Press, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Frontispiece portrait, with twelve illustrations. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982. First edition. Pais (1918-2000), a Dutch-born American physicist, worked alongside Albert Einstein at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Here, he combines a profound understanding of Einstein's work with personal recollections, illuminating the man through the development of his scientific thought, his theories of relativity, his work on Brownian motion, and his response to quantum theory. Winner of the 1983 National Book Award for Science. Signed by Pais on the front flyleaf. Octavo. Original blue cloth binding, with gilt titles. Small bit of pencil marginalia to the first quarter of the text. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn, with a faint stain to the spine head and a crease to the rear flap; else very good. Very good / Very good. Item #64888
ISBN: 019853907X

Price: $400.00

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