Review: A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion edited by Stephen Hawking

 作者:孔瘐涣     |      日期:2019-03-14 03:13:03
By Amanda Gefter THIS broad collection of Einstein’s writing ranges from the early papers that turned the universe on its head to his later musings on the philosophical foundations of science. Novice readers will be surprised at how readable much of it is, and everyone will feel the thrill of reading Einstein’s own words. As you manoeuvre through his symbolic world of clocks, rods, trains and light beams, you come to understand not only his physics, but also how he thought about physics. If nothing else, read Autobiographical Notes, a powerful combination of physics, philosophy and memory,