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Robert P. Crease

Robert P. Crease is the chairman of the philosophy department at Stony Brook University and the author of several books on science, including The Quantum Moment and The Great Equations. He lives in New York City.

Books by Robert P. Crease

  1. Book CoverThe Great Equations: Breakthroughs in Science from Pythagoras to Heisenberg


    "Any reader who aspires to be scientifically literate will find this a good starting place." —Publishers WeeklyMore

  2. Book CoverThe Quantum Moment: How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us to Love Uncertainty


    "A very fun way to learn about where quantum physics comes from and the strange, even astonishing places it has gone." —Peter Galison, Harvard University, author of Einstein’s Clocks, Poincaré’s MapsMore

  3. Book CoverThe Workshop and the World: What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science and Authority


    A fascinating look at key thinkers throughout history who have shaped public perception of science and the role of authority.More

  4. Book CoverWorld in the Balance: The Historic Quest for an Absolute System of Measurement


    “Shows that the story of metrology . . . can in the right hands make for a riveting read.”—The EconomistMore