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German essays on science in the 20th century

Author: Wolfgang Schirmacher
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 1996.
Series: German library, v. 82.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains the work of 20 authors, divided into the following subheadings: physics as a scientific world view; biochemistry, ecology, and ethology; and social sciences, law, and culture. Includes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
German essays on science in the 20th century.
New York : Continuum, 1996
(OCoLC)604734583
Online version:
German essays on science in the 20th century.
New York : Continuum, 1996
(OCoLC)606347680
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Schirmacher
ISBN: 0826407463 9780826407467 0826407471 9780826407474
OCLC Number: 33863729
Description: xviii, 314 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Wolfgang Schirmacher --
Philosophical and Scientific Thought / Ernst Mach --
Knowledge as Unity / Hermann Weyl --
Science, Art, and Play / Erwin Schrodinger --
Principles of Research / Albert Einstein --
What Is the Theory of Relativity? / Albert Einstein --
The Universe in the Light of Modern Physics / Max Planck --
Quantum Theory and the Structure of Matter / Werner Heisenberg --
Language and Reality in Modern Physics / Werner Heisenberg --
Reminiscences from the History of Natural Radioactivity / Otto Hahn --
The Atom / Lise Meitner --
The Status of Women in the Professions / Lise Meitner --
About the Relationship between Relativity Theory and Idealistic Philosophy / Kurt Godel --
Life as an Object of Chemical Research / Adolf Butenandt --
On Bacteriological Research / Robert Koch --
A Stroll through the Worlds of Animals and Men / Jakob Von Uexkull --
Habit, Ritual, and Magic / Konrad Lorenz --
What Is Life? / Manfred Eigen and Ruthild Winkler-Oswatisch --
Science as a Vocation / Max Weber --
Language and Science / Karl Vossler --
Money and the Pace of Life / George Simmel --
The Concept of Law / Gustav Radbruch --
How Can We Achieve Economic Harmony? / Robert Bosch --
Aphorisms / Robert Bosch --
Public Consciousness: Culture / Carl Friedrich Von Weizsacker.
Series Title: German library, v. 82.
Other Titles: Science 20th century
Science twentieth century
Albert Einstein, Werner Heisenberg, Max Planck, and others
Responsibility: edited by Wolfgang Schirmacher.

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