Show More ‘Subtle is the Lord’: The Science and Life of Albert Einstein by Abraham Pais.
Oxford, 552 pp., £15, October 1982, 9780198539070Show More
The Cosmic Code: Quantum Physics as the Language of Nature by Heinz Pagels.
Joseph, 370 pp., £10.95, March 1983, 0 7181 2217 8Show More
Philosophy and the New Physics by Jonathan Powers.
Methuen, 203 pp., £3.95, December 1982, 0 416 73480 4Show More
Albert Einstein: The Centennial Symposium in Jerusalem edited by Gerald Holton and Yehuda Elkana.
Princeton, 439 pp., £24.70, August 1982, 0 06 908299 5Show More
“... It is less than three decades since Albert Einstein died, yet many different personae have been supposed behind the familiar mild exterior. Nobody would impute any lack of psychic integrity in the man himself. True enough, he was a peculiarly self-contained person whose inner life was always opaque, even to his most intimate companions. But there was no harsh discontinuity or irreconcilable inconsistency in his temperament, and we have no reason to suppose that he was nervously guarding some guilty secret like Newton’s heretical Unitarianism ...”