Allama Iqbal on Theory of Relativity, Einstein, Space-Time
When writing about Dr. Allama Iqbal, it is easy to feel deficit of words when describing his talents. Besides being the greatest philosopher-poet of his era, he was a politician who proposed the concept of separate homeland for Muslims of South Asia, a barrister qualified from Lincoln’s Inn London, a PhD from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, and a disciple of Rumi.
Iqbal lives through the times when Einstein rewrote the textbooks of Physics via his theory of relativity. Like any other educated person of that era, Iqbal was influences by his theory. Below is an excellent piece of writing from historical papers, that provides his thought on Theory of Relativity, Einstein, and Space-Time.