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The new religion and relativity

Dicksen Tsoi-woh Lau

The new religion and relativity

by Dicksen Tsoi-woh Lau

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Published by Magnolia Books in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions (Proposed, universal, etc.),
  • Relativity.,
  • Trinities.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dicksen Tsoi-woh Lau.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL390 .L34 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination138 p. ;
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3190713M
    ISBN 100961200006
    LC Control Number83062038
    OCLC/WorldCa10696957

    Rethinking Linguistic Relativity. The publication of the anthology Rethinking Linguistic Relativity edited by Gumperz and Levinson began a new period of linguistic relativity studies that focused on cognitive and social aspects. The book included studies on the linguistic relativity . This book contains the great physicist's own explanation of both the special and general theories of relativity. Written for readers interested in the theory but not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical physics, it presents the ideas in their simplest, most intelligible form.

    Then, at the end of , he published a small book entitled On the Special and the General Theory of Relativity, Generally Comprehensible. This work was written with as little mathematics as possible and was designed to appeal to an even broader readership, albeit one still somewhat educated in mathematics or physics. Religion and Science. Return to Top; The following article by Albert Einstein appeared in the New York Times Magazine on November 9, pp It has been reprinted in Ideas and Opinions, Crown Publishers, Inc. , pp 36 - It also appears in Einstein's book The World as I See It, Philosophical Library, New York, , pp. 24 - Everything that the human race has done and thought is.

    Science and religion have long been thought incompatible. But nowhere has this apparent contradiction been more fully resolved than in the figure of A. S. Eddington (–), a pioneer in astrophysics, relativity, and the popularization of science, and a devout Quaker. Practical Mystic uses the figure of Eddington to shows how religious and scientific values can interact and overlap. List of Problems Chapter 1 17 The strength of gravity compared to the Coulomb force 17 Falling objects in the gravitational eld of the Earth.


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