Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-20 - Publisher: Courier Corporation
This influential work defines the concept of surface curvature and presents the important theorem stating that the "Gauss curvature" is invariant under arbitrary isometric deformation of a curved surface. 1902 edition.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-22 - Publisher: Springer
This book investigates the nature of aesthetic experience and aesthetic objects. Written by leading philosophers, psychologists, literary scholars and semioticians, the book addresses two intertwined issues. The first is related to the phenomenology of aesthetic experience: The understanding of how human beings respond to artworks, how we process linguistic or
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-18 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
This book pieces together the jigsaw puzzle of Einstein’s journey to discovering the special theory of relativity. Between 1902 and 1905, Einstein sat in the Patent Office and may have made calculations on old pieces of paper that were once patent drafts. One can imagine Einstein trying to hide from
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Courier Corporation
Eight essays trace seminal ideas about the foundations of geometry that led to the development of Einstein's general theory of relativity. This is the only English-language collection of these important papers, some of which are extremely hard to find. Contributors include Helmholtz, Klein, Clifford, Poincaré, and Cartan.