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Steven Gimbel

Contributors

Steve Gimbel is Professor of Philosophy at Gettysburg College. His latest two books, Einstein: His Space and Times and Einstein's Jewish Science: Physics at the Intersection of Politics and Religion, examining the ways in which Einstein's Jewish heritage interacted with his science, politics, and life. 

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2016

Want to understand the implications of the discovery of gravitational waves, watch Einstein in the 21st Century. WATCH THIS EVENT NOW.

Sunday, 21 February 2016

Pedro Ferreira,  Andrew Jaffe and Steven Gimbel evaluate the significance of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity in the light of recent discoveries about gravitational waves.

Einstein: His Space and Times

Steven Gimbel and Robert Winston discuss Einstein's life and influential, outspoken opinions. 

Sunday, 21 February 2016
Einstein was not only the most famous scientist of the 20th century but a prominent political campaigner, actively engaged in international affairs, with courageous and outspoken views on issues ranging from anti-Semitism to nationalism, the atomic bomb and the Cold War. American philosopher Professor Steven Gimbel discusses his highly accessible and absorbing biography Einstein: His Space and Times with Robert Winston.  
 

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.