Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist

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INDEX
Arranged by
SURINDAR SURI AND KENNETH G. HALVORSEN
Abnormal velocity of a particle, 456
Abraham, Max, 116, 521; model of the electron, 522, 528
Absolute, 136, 336, 352; length, 336; motion, 538; radiation, 538; simultaneity, 614; space, 27, 568; time, 53, 568, 571; velocity, 568; zero, 539
Absoluteness, of Kelvin temperature, 548; of the vertical, 29
Abstract-concrete philosophy, 579 Abstracting, 132 Abstraction, 373, 393, 632; from experience, 273f; extensive, 633, 636
Abstract terms, 275 Academy of Paris, 511 Accelerated systems, 593 Action, and reaction, equality of, 509; action-at-a-distance, 29, 35, 61, 351f, 509; by contact, 298; capacity of, 511; local, 517
Actual experience, as consisting of kaleidoscopic particular experiences, 7
Actual universe, essential features of, 450
Actuality, 640
Aether (see Ether) Aether und Relativitätstheorie ( Einstein), 378
Agnosticism, 660
Algebra, non-commutative, 238
Algebraic homogeneity of mass and energy, 576
Algebraism of doctrine of relativity, 572
Alexander, S., 611
Analysis of Matter, The ( Bertrand Russell), 613n, 630, 632f, 638n, 641n
Analytical mechanics, 471
Anaximander, 585
Andersen, 135
Andersen, Carl, discovery of the positron, 532
Angular momentum, 522; conservation of, 508
Annalen der Philosophie, 585, 602
Annalen der Physik, 163, 166n, 168n, 174, 523f
Annihilation radiation, 533
Anthropomorphism in physics, 252
Anti-metaphysicians, 612
Anti-Semitism, 103
Antisymmetrical tensor field, 138
Apeiron, 585
Approximate experience, arbitrary nature of, 55
A priori, 358; arguments, 239; events given as, 114; forms of intuition, 380; Kant's, 135; space, 321; synthesis, 572
Arbitrary choice of space, 433
Arbitrary decisions, 599 Archimedes, 459f
Aristotelian, distinction between natural and violent motions, 538; epistemology, 395; mean, 583; method of extensive abstraction, 392
Aristotle, 504, 585, 589, 592; theory of substance, 133
Artificial nuclear transformations, 530
Assumption of covariance, 345
von Aster, Ernst, 602
Astronomer's distance, 330 Astrophysical Journal, 430
Atheism, 660
Atom, rhythm of, 489; structure of and structure of universe, Einstein's views on, 498
Atom-bomb, 104, 650ff; Einstein's views on the problem of, 655f
Atomic nuclei, structure and properties of, 230
Atomic oscillators, 169
Atomic war, 650
Atomism, 376f; of action, 104
Atomistic structure of matter, 470
Augurs, 23
Authority, 5
Avogadro's number, 166
Axiology, 649, 652

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