`Nature is the Realisation of the Simplest Conceivable Mathematical Ideas': Einstein and the Canon of Mathematical Simplicity

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DOI 10.1016/S1355-2198(99)00035-0
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John Norton (1985). What Was Einstein's Principle of Equivalence? Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 16 (3):203-246.

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