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From the reviews:
“Einstein’s Theory fits in an unusual place for introductory books on the topic. … this work reaches the mathematical, theoretical, and conceptual understanding of a graduate course, assuming just basic algebraic skills. … this is a rare book that can take the motivated reader with an elementary algebra background to a rigorous understanding of general relativity. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates and general readers.” (E. Kincanon, Choice, Vol. 49 (9), May, 2012)
“This book stands apart from other introductory textbooks on general relativity in that it is aimed at non-science educated readers who nonetheless want to get a thorough understanding of this theory. … The book succeeds quite well in explaining the concepts underlying general relativity in elementary terms without sacrificing mathematical rigor. An additional bonus are the philosophical remarks obviously due to one of the authors being a philosopher himself.” (Helmut Rumpf, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1234, 2012)
In the end I must add that no book is perfect and some people will certainly find fault in this book.
It will do it with full mathematical correctness (leaving out some niceties that can be left out), and it will do it in a fully understandable way.
The pace is easy and explanation are clear and the mathematical details are not left to the reader to figure out like in most text books.
At last a rigorous book for those who want mathematical rigor but who have been out of school for a long time. The book is outstanding with one exception. Read morePublished 16 months ago by William S Hitchcock
This is a nice book which introduces the subject at a very basic level, it will be very difficult for someone not being able to understand. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Vivek Joshi