Publisher description for Beyond geometry : classic papers from Riemann to Einstein / edited with an introduction and notes by Peter Pesic.


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Eight essays trace seminal ideas about the foundations of geometry that led to the development of Einstein's general theory of relativity. This original Dover publication is the only English-language collection of these important papers, some of which are extremely hard to find. Helpful notes offer insights on each paper.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Geometry, Riemannian.
Surfaces.
Generalized spaces.
Riemann, Bernhard, -- 1826-1866.