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Author @ the Library: "Einstein's Jewish Science: Physics at the Intersection of Politics and Religion," with Steven Gimbel, Ph.D., the chair of the Department of Philosophy at Gettysburg College.

February 19, 2013

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Mid-Manhattan Library

“Is relativity Jewish?  The Nazis denigrated Albert Einstein’s revolutionary theory by calling it “Jewish science,” a charge typical of the ideological excesses of Hitler and his followers. The author and philosopher of science explores the many meanings of this provocative phrase and considers whether there is any sense in which Einstein’s theory of relativity is Jewish.