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Uncertainty and relativity of knowledge and survival

James N. Constant

Uncertainty and relativity of knowledge and survival

by James N. Constant

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Published by RCS Associates in Claremont, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge, Theory of.,
  • Relativity.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Other titlesUncertainty and relativity
    Statementby James N. Constant.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD161 .C654 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 300 p. ;
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL820524M
    ISBN 100930293010
    LC Control Number95072410

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The title of the book "Encounters with Einstein" is somewhat misleading since only one essay (chapter 7) deals with this subject and this chapter has the same title as the book. Heisenberg was a student of Sommerfeld at Munich who was a close friend of Einstein and a supporter of theory of relativity who use to share Einstein's letters with his Cited by: You push the envelope of certainty into the 20th century where determinism, chaos and fractals, relativity, and uncertainty bring new questions as to the limits of knowledge.

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No prior knowledge is needed; though some sections require an important familiarity with mathematics and computer science.

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One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.', and 'I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.

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I took up Michael Brooks’ ‘At the Edge of Uncertainty’ with quite a bit of reluctance – unsure that I would complete it. Knowledge is rooted in all things — the world is a library. Lakota proverb Click to tweet. Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.

Jacob Bronowski. Knowledge is useful when applied, but over-accumulated for its own sake is a burden.

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