Einstein's Unpublished Opening Lecture for His Course on Relativity Theory in Argentina, 1925

  title={Einstein's Unpublished Opening Lecture for His Course on Relativity Theory in Argentina, 1925},
  author={Alejandro Gangui and Eduardo L. Ortiz},
  journal={Science in Context},
  pages={435 - 450}
In 1922 the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) Council approved a motion to send an invitation to Albert Einstein to visit Argentina and give a course of lectures on his theory of relativity. The motion was proposed by Jorge Duclout (1856–1927), who had been educated at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich (ETH). This proposal was the culmination of a series of initiatives of various Argentine intellectuals interested in the theory of relativity. In a very short time Dr. Mauricio… 
First echoes of relativity in Argentine astronomy
We consider the attitude of astronomers in Argentina in connection with the new problems posed by relativity theory, before and after GR was presented. We begin considering the sequence of
The scientific impact of Einstein's visit to Argentina, in 1925
The arrival of Albert Einstein in Argentina in 1925 had an impact, equally relevant, on the scientific community and on the general public. In this paper we discuss that visit from three different
Julio Rey Pastor, su posición en la escuela matemática argentina
This paper was read at the Tandil Meeting of the UMA, in September 2010; in this presentation I keep to the original format of a lecture. I briefly consider three of the main attempts made in
El físico Enrique Loedel Palumbo en el corredor científico Montevideo-Buenos Aires-La Plata: 1920-1930
In this paper we consider Montevideo’s liberal progressive atmosphere towards the end of the nineteenth century and, within it, the trajectory of young science student Enrique Loedel Palumbo. We
The physicist Enrique Loedel Palumbo in the Montevideo-Buenos Aires-La Plata scientific corridor: 1920-1930
En este trabajo consideramos la atmósfera progresista y liberal del Montevideo de fines del siglo XIX y en ella la trayectoria del joven estudiante de ciencias Enrique Loedel Palumbo. Nos ocupamos


Einstein, Meyerson and the Role of Mathematics in Physical Discovery
  • E. Zahar
  • Philosophy
    The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
  • 1980
This paper addresses itself to three seemingly distinct but in fact interrelated issues: the role of mathematics in physical discovery, the heuristic role of certain philosophical ideas and the
Einstein on Politics: His Private Thoughts and Public Stands on Nationalism, Zionism, War, Peace, and the Bomb
List of Texts vii Preface xix Note on Sources and Method xxxi Acknowledgments xxxiii Historical Introduction 1 Chapter 1. The First World War and Its Impact, 1914-1921 61 Chapter 2. Science Meets
La Déduction relativiste
Dans cet ouvrage d’epistemologie, l’auteur fait la genealogie de la deduction relativiste a travers l’œuvre de scientifiques (Newton, Einstein, Planck, Langevin, etc.) et de philosophes (Descartes,
Geometrie und Erfahrung
Die Mathematik geniest vor allen anderen Wissenschalten aus einem Grunde ein besonderes Ansehen; ihre Satze sind absolut sicher und unbestreitbar, wahrend die aller andern Wissenschaften bis zu einem
A Convergence of Interests: Einstein's Visit to Argentina in 1925
  • Ibero-Americanisches Archiv
  • 1995
Einstein in Berlin
La Argentina y la tormenta del mundo : ideas e ideologías entre 1930 y 1945
A propos de « La Déduction Relativiste » de M. Émile Meyerson
Der Fall Nicolai