Einstein:His Life and Universe

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作者: (沃尔特·艾萨克森)
2007-04
版次: 1
ISBN: 9780743264730
定价: 303.60
装帧: 精装
开本: 其他
纸张: 胶版纸
页数: 448页
正文语种: 英语
  • Bytheauthoroftheacclaimedbestseller'BenjaminFranklin',thisisthefirstfullbiographyofAlbertEinsteinsinceallofhispapershavebecomeavailable.Howdidhismindwork?Whatmadehimagenius?Isaacson'sbiographyshowshowhisscientificimaginationsprangfromtherebelliousnatureofhispersonality.Hisfascinatingstoryisatestamenttotheconnectionbetweencreativityandfreedom.BasedonnewlyreleasedpersonallettersofEinstein,thisbookexploreshowanimaginative,impertinentpatentclerk-astrugglingfatherinadifficultmarriagewhocouldn'tgetateachingjoboradoctorate-becamethemindreaderofthecreatorofthecosmos,thelocksmithofthemysteriesoftheatomandtheuniverse.Hissuccesscamefromquestioningconventionalwisdomandmarvelingatmysteriesthatstruckothersasmundane.Thisledhimtoembraceamoralityandpoliticsbasedonrespectforfreeminds,freespirits,andfreeindividuals.Thesetraitsarejustasvitalforthisnewcenturyofglobalization,inwhichoursuccesswilldependonourcreativity,astheywereforthebeginningofthelastcentury,whenEinsteinhelpedusherinthemodernage. WalterIsaacson,theCEOoftheAspenInstitute,hasbeenchairmanofCNNandthemanagingeditorofTimemagazine.HeistheauthorofEinstein:HisLifeandUniverse;BenjaminFranklin:AnAmericanLife;andKissinger:ABiography,andthecoauthorofTheWiseMen:SixFriendsandtheWorldTheyMade.HelivesinWashington,DC. Acknowledgments

    Main Characters

    CHAPTER ONE

      The Light-Beam Rider

    CHAPTER TWO

      Childhood, 1879-1896

    CHAPTER THREE

      The Zurich Polytechnic, 1896-1900

    CHAPTER FOUR

      The Lovers, 1900-1904

    CHAPTER FIVE

      The Miracle Year." Quanta and Molecules, 1905

    CHAPTERSIX

      Special Relativity, 1905

    CHAPTER SEVEN

      The Happiest Thought, 1906-1909

    CHAPTER EIGHT

      The Wandering Professor, 1909-1914

    CHAPTER NINE

     General Relativity, 1911-1915

    CHAPTER TEN

     Divorce, 1916-1919

    CHAPTER ELEVEN

     Einstein's Universe, 1916-1919

    CHAPTER TWELVE

     Fame, 1919

    CHAPTER THIRTEEN

     The Wandering Zionist, 1920-1921

    CHAPTER FOURTEEN

     Nobel Laureate, 1921-1927

    CHAPTER FIFTEEN

     Unified Field Theories, 1923-1931

    CHAPTER SIXTEEN

     Turning Fifty, 1929-1931

    CHAPTER SEVENTEEN

     Einstein's God   384

    CHAPTER EIGHTEEN

     The Refugee, 1932-1933

    CHAPTER NINETEEN

     America, 1933-1939    

    CHAPTER TWENTY

    CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE 

    CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO

    CHAPTER THREE

    CHAPTER FOUR

    CHAPTER FIVE

    EPILPGUE

    Sources

    Noter

    Index
  • 内容简介:
    Bytheauthoroftheacclaimedbestseller'BenjaminFranklin',thisisthefirstfullbiographyofAlbertEinsteinsinceallofhispapershavebecomeavailable.Howdidhismindwork?Whatmadehimagenius?Isaacson'sbiographyshowshowhisscientificimaginationsprangfromtherebelliousnatureofhispersonality.Hisfascinatingstoryisatestamenttotheconnectionbetweencreativityandfreedom.BasedonnewlyreleasedpersonallettersofEinstein,thisbookexploreshowanimaginative,impertinentpatentclerk-astrugglingfatherinadifficultmarriagewhocouldn'tgetateachingjoboradoctorate-becamethemindreaderofthecreatorofthecosmos,thelocksmithofthemysteriesoftheatomandtheuniverse.Hissuccesscamefromquestioningconventionalwisdomandmarvelingatmysteriesthatstruckothersasmundane.Thisledhimtoembraceamoralityandpoliticsbasedonrespectforfreeminds,freespirits,andfreeindividuals.Thesetraitsarejustasvitalforthisnewcenturyofglobalization,inwhichoursuccesswilldependonourcreativity,astheywereforthebeginningofthelastcentury,whenEinsteinhelpedusherinthemodernage.
  • 作者简介:
    WalterIsaacson,theCEOoftheAspenInstitute,hasbeenchairmanofCNNandthemanagingeditorofTimemagazine.HeistheauthorofEinstein:HisLifeandUniverse;BenjaminFranklin:AnAmericanLife;andKissinger:ABiography,andthecoauthorofTheWiseMen:SixFriendsandtheWorldTheyMade.HelivesinWashington,DC.
  • 目录:
    Acknowledgments

    Main Characters

    CHAPTER ONE

      The Light-Beam Rider

    CHAPTER TWO

      Childhood, 1879-1896

    CHAPTER THREE

      The Zurich Polytechnic, 1896-1900

    CHAPTER FOUR

      The Lovers, 1900-1904

    CHAPTER FIVE

      The Miracle Year." Quanta and Molecules, 1905

    CHAPTERSIX

      Special Relativity, 1905

    CHAPTER SEVEN

      The Happiest Thought, 1906-1909

    CHAPTER EIGHT

      The Wandering Professor, 1909-1914

    CHAPTER NINE

     General Relativity, 1911-1915

    CHAPTER TEN

     Divorce, 1916-1919

    CHAPTER ELEVEN

     Einstein's Universe, 1916-1919

    CHAPTER TWELVE

     Fame, 1919

    CHAPTER THIRTEEN

     The Wandering Zionist, 1920-1921

    CHAPTER FOURTEEN

     Nobel Laureate, 1921-1927

    CHAPTER FIFTEEN

     Unified Field Theories, 1923-1931

    CHAPTER SIXTEEN

     Turning Fifty, 1929-1931

    CHAPTER SEVENTEEN

     Einstein's God   384

    CHAPTER EIGHTEEN

     The Refugee, 1932-1933

    CHAPTER NINETEEN

     America, 1933-1939    

    CHAPTER TWENTY

    CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE 

    CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO

    CHAPTER THREE

    CHAPTER FOUR

    CHAPTER FIVE

    EPILPGUE

    Sources

    Noter

    Index
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