2 edition of **logic of special relativity** found in the catalog.

logic of special relativity

S. J. Prokhovnik

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- 26 Currently reading

Published
**1967**
by Melbourne University Press, Cambridge University Press in [Melbourne], London, New York
.

Written in English

- Special relativity (Physics)

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 123-125.

Statement | by S. J. Prokhovnik. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC6 .P7 1967b |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xiv, 128 p. |

Number of Pages | 128 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5668161M |

LC Control Number | 68121730 |

Special Relativity Mathematics of the Lorentz Transformation Equations [ edit ] Consider two observers O {\displaystyle O} and O ′ {\displaystyle O^{'}}, moving at velocity v {\displaystyle v\,} relative to each other who synchronise their clocks so that t = t ′ = 0 {\displaystyle t=t^{'}=0} as they pass each other. John D. Frey leads readers on a fascinating journey in this book that seeks to prove that Albert Einsteins theory of special relativity is all wrong. He begins by sharing an overview of special relativity, including its history, principles, and.

The book walks the reader through the development of the special and general theories of relativity and the supporting theories they were built upon. Starting with the special theory and its limited applicability and the later development of the more universal general theory, aimed at covering the deficiencies of the former/5(). Constant Speed of Light Einstein's special relativity (SR) was built upon the assumption that speed of light 'c' is constant to all observers irrespective of their relative motion. Despite no logical or experimental basis, Einstein had convinced the scientific crowd that this constancy of speed of light (SOL) is a law of nature and not just his assumption.

This book gives an excellent introduction to the theory of special relativity. Professor Resnick presents a fundamental and unified development of the subject with unusually clear discussions of the aspects that usually trouble beginners. He includes, for example, a section on the common sense of relativity. His presentation is lively and interspersed with historical, philosophical and special Reviews: 1. A Logic Road From Special Relativity to General Relativity. Hajnal Andréka, Judit X. Madarász, István Németi & Gergely Székely - - Synthese (3) - Relativity Without : David Bohm.

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There is an old book by Max Born, called Einstein's Theory of Relativity which explains the Special Relativity in great detail without any advanced mathematics and a little bit of General Relativity.

It is suitable for those who has not yet started to physics degree or will not, but would like to understand the theory in a deeper and mathematical manner. The Logic of Special Relativity Hardcover – June 2, by S. Prokhovnik (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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The logic of special relativity by S. Pages: Most of them are pretty elderly. Taylor and Wheeler is good, but not all that mathematical. It is designed for people who have had intro physics only.

Still, it is a good reference. Rindler is the classic (Intro to Special Relativity). Most modern. The Logic of Special Relativity. Prokhovnik. Cambridge University Press, New York, xiv + pp., illus. $Author: Max Jammer. An accesible version of Einstein's masterpiece of theory, written by the genius himself According to Einstein himself, this book is intended "to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of/5.

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The main source of this book: Logical Fallacies Of Special And General Theory Of Relativity, is the book ‘ The Universe and Dr. Einstein’, by Lincoln Barnett, London,Foreword by Author: Gatot Soedarto.

The general theory of relativity, together with the necessary parts of the theory of invariants, is dealt with in the author’s book Die Grundlagen der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie (The Foundations of the General Theory of Relativity) — Joh. Ambr. Barth, ; this book assumes some familiarity with the special theory of relativity.

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Please continue to improve it and thanks for the great work so. Prior early became aware of the conflict between tense logic and special relativity. It was mentioned by Saul Kripke in a letter to Prior as early as Prior described the conflict in a very clear way.

The theory of relativity has been hailed as one of the two most important scientific discoveries in the 20th century. This book presents a comprehensive introduction and analysis of the special theory of relativity and its logical and experimental foundations.

Similarly, Carnap [8, 9] pursued and advocated the same goal using a more sophisticated version of mathematical logic. De nability theory, one of the most important branches of modern logic, was brought to existence in the relativity book [30] because of the special needs of relativity theory.

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It pays particular attention to the Lorentz group and the causal structure of the theory, but also treats the electromagnetic field tensor, spinors, and the topology of Minkowski spacetime.The special relativity lectures have been divided into 14 modules, listed below, each with a title and a brief description of its content.

It is recommended that these be viewed in the order listed, as each module builds on concepts introduced in previous modules.So within an axiomatic framework of mathematical logic, we explicitly show that the transition from classical kinematics to special relativity is the knowledge acquisition of that there is no.