
CONTENTS Part I: The Special Theory of Relativity
01. Physical Meaning of Geometrical Propositions
02. The System of Coordinates
03. Space and Time in Classical Mechanics
04. The Galilean System of Coordinates
05. The Principle of Relativity (in the Restricted Sense)
06. The Theorem of the Addition of Velocities employed in Classical Mechanics
07. The Apparent Incompatibility of the Law of Propagation of Light with the Principle of Relativity
08. On the Idea of Time in Physics
09. The Relativity of Simultaneity
10. On the Relativity of the Conception of Distance
11. The Lorentz Transformation
12. The Behavior of MeasuringRods and Clocks in Motion
13. Theorem of the Addition of Velocities. The Experiment of Fizeau
14. The Hueristic Value of the Theory of Relativity
15. General Results of the Theory
16. Experience and the Special Theory of Relativity
17. Minkowski's Fourdimensional Space
Part II: The General Theory of Relativity
18. Special and General Principle of Relativity
19. The Gravitational Field
20. The Equality of Inertial and Gravitational Mass as an Argument for the General Postulate of Relativity
21. In What Respects are the Foundations of Classical Mechanics and of the Special Theory of Relativity Unsatisfactory?
22. A Few Inferences from the General Principle of Relativity
23. Behavior of Clocks and MeasuringRods on a Rotating Body of Reference
24. Euclidean and nonEuclidean Continuum
25. Gaussian Coordinates
26. The SpaceTime Continuum of the Special Theory of Relativity Considered as a Euclidean Continuum
27. The SpaceTime Continuum of the General Theory of Relativity is Not a Euclidean Continuum
28. Exact Formulation of the General Principle of Relativity
29. The Solution of the Problem of Gravitation on the Basis of the General Principle of Relativity
Part III: Considerations on the Universe as a Whole
30. Cosmological Difficulties of Newton's Theory
31. The Possibility of a "Finite" and yet "Unbounded" Universe
32. The Structure of Space According to the General Theory of Relativity
01. Simple Derivation of the Lorentz Transformation (sup. ch. 11)
02. Minkowski's FourDimensional Space ("World") (sup. ch 17)
03. The Experimental Confirmation of the General Theory of Relativity
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