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Albert Einstein, the human side : glimpses from his archives

Author: Albert Einstein; Helen Dukas; Banesh Hoffmann
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1979, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Modesty, humor, compassion, and wisdom are the traits most evident in this illuminating selection of personal papers from the Albert Einstein Archives. The illustrious physicist wrote as thoughtfully to an Ohio fifth-grader, distressed by her discovery that scientists classify humans as animals, as to a Colorado banker who asked whether Einstein believed in a personal God. Witty rhymes, an exchange with Queen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Einstein, Albert.
Albert Einstein, The Human Side : Glimpses from His Archives.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2013
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Einstein; Helen Dukas; Banesh Hoffmann
ISBN: 1400848121 9781400848126
OCLC Number: 861954940
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 167 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Foreword to the 2013 Paperback Edition; Publisher's Preface; Dedication; Chapter; GERMAN ORIGINALS; Einstein: a Brief Chronology; Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: selected and edited by Helen Dukas and Banesh Hoffmann ; with a new foreword by Ze'ev Rozenkranz.

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Offers a selection of personal papers. This title includes rhymes, an exchange with Queen Elizabeth of Belgium about fine music, and expressions of his devotion to Zionism.  Read more...

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"[Einstein] is revealed not only as a humane philosopher but as a natural aphorist, often with the graces of humor and humility."--Wall Street Journal "[This book] presents itself in such a modest Read more...

 
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