Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker: Pioneer of Physics, by Ulrich Bartosch

By Ulrich Bartosch

This e-book deals a suite of texts by way of Carl Friedrich von Weizsaecker (1912-2007), a massive German common scientist who was once a pioneer in physics, philosophy, faith, politics and peace study. He began as an assistant to the physicist, Werner Heisenberg, held professorships in theoretical physics (Strasbourg), physics (Goettingen) and philosophy (Hamburg) and was once a co-director (with Juergen Habermas) of a Max Planck Institute for learn into residing stipulations in a global of technological know-how and know-how in Starnberg. This detailed anthology spans the broad scope of his cutting edge pondering together with his philosophical self-reflections, on peace, nuclear approach, protection and protective safety, on nuclear power, at the stipulations of freedom, on his event of faith, together with poetry from his early early life. such a lot texts seem in English for the 1st time and are chosen to be used in seminars on physics, philosophy, faith, politics and peace research.

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