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Einstein and religion : physics and theology

Author: Max Jammer
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1999.
Series: ISSR Library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The philosophy of religion and the quest for spiritual truth preoccupied Albert Einstein - so much that it has been said "one might suspect he was a disguised theologian." Nevertheless, the literature on the life and work of Einstein, extensive as it is, does not provide an adequate account of his religious conception and sentiments. Only fragmentarily known, Einstein's ideas about religion have been often  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Max Jammer
ISBN: 0691006997 9780691006994
OCLC Number: 41017469
Awards: Winner of Outstanding Books in Theology and the Natural Sciences 2000
Description: 279 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Einstein's religiosity and the role of religion in his private life --
Einstein's philosophy of religion --
Einstein's physics and theology.
Series Title: ISSR Library.
Responsibility: Max Jammer.
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This text attempts to decipher Einstien's views on the relationship between religion and science. It explores Einstein's writings and lectures on the role of religion in society, and how far they  Read more...


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