Hermann Minkowski Quote

The word postulate of relativity... appears to me very stale... I should rather like to give this statement the name Postulate of the absolute world (or briefly, world-postulate).


Space and Time (1909), Tr. Ganesh Prasad in: Bulletin of the Calcutta

Space and Time (Prasad)

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The word postulate of relativity... appears to me very stale... I should rather like to give this statement the name Postulate of the absolute world...

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The word postulate of relativity... appears to me very stale... I should rather like to give this statement the name Postulate of the absolute world...

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The word postulate of relativity... appears to me very stale... I should rather like to give this statement the name Postulate of the absolute world...

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The word postulate of relativity... appears to me very stale... I should rather like to give this statement the name Postulate of the absolute world...