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Max Jammer

Max Jammer
Born (1915-04-13)13 April 1915
Berlin, Germany
Died 18 December 2010(2010-12-18) (aged 95)
Jerusalem, Israel
Fields Physics, History of science

Max Jammer (April 13, 1915 – December 18, 2010), was an Israeli physicist and philosopher of physics. He was born in Berlin, Germany.

Jammer studied physics, philosophy and University of Göttingen, the Institut Henri Poincaré, Columbia University, the Catholic University of America in Washington, D. C., and other universities in the United States and Canada.


  • Awards 1
  • Selected publications 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Awards received by Jammer include:

Selected publications

Concepts of Space: The History of Theories of Space in Physics. Cambridge (Mass): Harvard University Press, 1954; New York: Harper, 1960; 2nd ed: Cambridge: Harvard U.P., 1969; 3rd ed: New York: Dover, 1993. ISBN 0-486-27119-6. (Foreword by Albert Einstein)
Concepts of Force: A Study in the Foundations of Dynamics. Cambridge (Mass): Harvard U.P., 1957 New York: Harper, 1962 New York: Dover, 1999. ISBN 0-486-40689-X
Concepts of Mass in Classical and Modern Physics. Cambridge (Mass): Harvard U.P., 1961 New York: Harper, 1964 New York: Dover, 1997. ISBN 0-486-29998-8
Concepts of Mass in Contemporary Physics and Philosophy. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton U.P., 2000. ISBN 0-691-01017-X
The Conceptual Development of Quantum Mechanics. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1966; 2nd ed: New York: American Institute of Physics, 1989. ISBN 0-88318-617-9
The Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics: The Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics in Historical Perspective. New York: Wiley-Interscience, 1974. ISBN 0-471-43958-4
Einstein and Religion: Physics and Theology. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999. ISBN 0-691-10297-X
Concepts of Simultaneity: From Antiquity to Einstein and Beyond. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins U.P., 2006. ISBN 0-8018-8422-5

See also


  1. ^ "Israel Prize Official Site - Recipients in 1984 (in Hebrew)". Retrieved 2009-07-09. 
  2. ^ "2007 Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics Recipient". Retrieved 2014-12-27. 

External links

  • Max Jammer, 2007 Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics Recipient, American Physical Society, Prizes, Awards & Fellowships. APS
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