**Reflections on Relativity**

**Publisher**: MathPages**Number of pages**: 691

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This book examines the evolution of the principle of relativity in its classical, special, and general incarnations, both from a technical and a historical perspective, with the aim of showing how it has repeatedly inspired advances in our understanding of the physical world.

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