## Albert Einstein in his own words in two complete books: Relativity-the special and general theory; Out of my later years-the scientist, philosopher and man portrayed through his own words |

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### Contents

Physical meaning of Geometrical Propositions | 3 |

Space and Time in Classical Mechanics | 10 |

The Theorem of the Addition of Velocities Employed | 19 |

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