The development of Lorentz' theory of electrons is reviewed insofar as it relates to the problem of the electrodynamics of moving bodies. It is shown that the principle of relativity did not play an important role in the Lorentz theory, and that though Lorentz eventually realized the distinctions between his own work and that of Einstein, he was unwilling to completely embrace the Einstein formulation and thereby reject the ether.
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PAPERS| October 01 1969
The Lorentz Theory of Electrons and Einstein's Theory of Relativity
Stanley Goldberg; The Lorentz Theory of Electrons and Einstein's Theory of Relativity. Am. J. Phys. 1 October 1969; 37 (10): 982–994. https://doi.org/10.1119/1.1975220
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