London, 4-5 March 2005
*The Centenary of Einstein's Annus Mirabilis*
The British Academy (10 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1) is hosting a
two-day conference to celebrate the centenary of Albert Einstein's Annus
Friday, 4 March 2005
13:15 Registration and Lunch
14:30-17:30 Afternoon Session
Chair: Tilman Sauer
Don Howard, "'And I Shall not Mingle Conjectures with Certainties': Einstein
on the Principle Theories-Constructive Theories Distinction."
Robert Schulmann, "'Beware of Rotten Compromises': The Moral Foundations
of Einstein's Politics."
Discussion led by Gerald Holton
18:00 Master Mind Lecture: John Stachel, "Einstein."
Saturday, 5 March 2005
9:00-12:45: Morning Session
Chair: Andrew Warwick
John Norton, "Einstein's Electrodynamical Pathway to Special Relativity"
Discussion led by Arthur Miller
Anne Kox, "Einstein, Fluctuations and Atomism."
Discussion led by Martin Klein
13:45-16:45: Afternoon Session
Chair: Michael Redhead
Jürgen Renn, "A Master Mind at Work: The Hidden Bond of Einstein's 1905
Roger Stuewer, "The Experimental Challenge of Light Quanta."
Discussion led by Olivier Darrigol
For more information, see: www.britac.ac.uk/events/2005/einstein/index.html