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Oppenheimer, J. Robert 1904-1967

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Works: 819 works in 2,112 publications in 9 languages and 66,382 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Biography  Drama  Records and correspondence  Essays  Conference papers and proceedings 
Subject Headings: Physicists 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Collector, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Other, Redactor, Honoree, Dedicatee, Performer, Editor, Cartographer, Contributor, Correspondent
Classifications: QC16.O62, B
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Science and the common understanding by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

127 editions published between 1945 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The open mind : [lectures] by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

60 editions published between 1950 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the text of eight lectures given by Oppenheimer over a period from 1946 to 1954
Uncommon sense by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I think that we will not be very successful in discouraging other power from this course [of a nuclear military program] unless we show, by our own example and conviction, that we regard nuclear armament as a transitory, dangerous, and degrading phase of the worlds history" These words could have been said today; that they were said more than twenty years ago, by one of the "fathers" of the atom bomb, gives them even greater impact. J. Robert Oppenheimer, a leading physicist in the Manhattan Project, recognized that scientific inquiry and discovery could no longer be separated from their effect on political decision-making, social responsibility, and human endeavor in general. He openly addressed issues of common concern and as a scientist accepted the responsibility brought about by nuclear physics. This collection of essays and speeches, only a few of which have been previously published, presents an extraordinary thinker and scientist as well as a compassionate human being. No issue is too small or too large if it is in some way connected to the emergence of a weapon as terrible and powerful as the atom bomb. Oppenheimer discusses the shift in scientific awareness and its impact on education, the question of openness in a society forced to keep secrets, the conflict between individual concerns and public and political necessity, the future of science and its effects on future politics---in short, the common and uncommon sense we find in our modern day reality. Uncommon Sense presents a responsible scientist and a concerned man who foresaw the problems the discovery of fission would create. And we should no neglect to read between the lines: The peak of Oppenheimers career coincided with the McCarthy era, the repercussions of which strongly affected his personal and professional life. The themes of openness and freedom becomes, therefore, recurring concerns in this collection of essays and speeches
Oppenheimer by Haakon Chevalier( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and German and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reference notes (p. 63-66). - Selected bibliography of Oppenheimer's writings (p. 81-86)
Atom and void : essays on science and community by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J. Robert Oppenheimer was one of the outstanding physicists of his generation. He was also an immensely gifted writer and speaker, who thought deeply about the way that scientific discoveries have changed the way people live and think. Displaying his subtlety of thought and expression as do few other documents, this book of his lectures discusses the moral and cultural implications of developments in modern physics. Originally published in 1989. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
The flying trapeze : three crises for physicists by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

34 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and German and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on electrodynamics by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

19 editions published in 1970 in 3 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The constitution of matter by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

11 editions published in 1956 in English and French and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comment vivre demain? Textes des conférences et des entretiens organisés par les Rencontres internationales de Genève 1964 by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

22 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in French and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physics in the contemporary world by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

4 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some reflections on science and culture by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

3 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and synthesis; an international colloquium organized by Unesco on the tenth anniversary of the death of Albert Einstein and Teilhard de Chardin by René Maheu( )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a collection of the lectures and discussions at an international colloquium organized by Unesco on the theme of Science and Synthesis to mark the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the death of both Einstein and Teilhard de Chardin, also the 50th anniversary of the theory of general relativity. Despite the great gulf which lies between the work of Einstein and Teilhard de Chardin, the coincidence in the dates provided an opportunity to examine the urge towards a synthesis of the scientific and philosophical approaches which lies at the very heart of the work of these two great men. It was, indeed, their common desire for an all-embracing concept of the universe which led them both to try to construct a cosmology for the modern world. So it seemed that the best way of honoring Einstein and Teilhard de Chardin was to arrange a free discussion of the current likelihood of effecting a syn thesis of scientific knowledge which would bring together some of today's most eminent scholars, inspired by the wish to make their research more meaningful by philosophic reflection. The resulting give and take of ideas would go far beyond mere commemoration; it would bring their ideas to life by setting them against the present state of science
Colloques de Rheinfelden by Raymond Aron( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jin dai wu li xue lun ji by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

5 editions published in 1956 in Chinese and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Oppenheimer, letters and recollections by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of the end of things : lectures on civilization and empire by Northrop Frye( )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawn from a series of high-profile lectures at McMaster University that started in 1956 (and are still ongoing), these three talks were selected for their understanding of the modern world, past, present, and future. Take a whirlwind tour of the Roman Empire, physics from Isaac Newton to the splitting of the atom, and Canada's outlook as it stood poised to enter its next century."--Jacket
J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1904-1967 by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baut den Frieden! : wir alle sind verantwortlich by Dominique Pire( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific foundations for world order by J. Robert Oppenheimer( Book )

5 editions published between 1947 and 1985 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Oppenheimer : the man and his theories by Michel Rouzé( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the "father of the atomic bomb," the nuclear physist who directly worked with the development of the hydrogen bomb in the Manhattan Project
 
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City of the end of things : lectures on civilization and empire
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City of the end of things : lectures on civilization and empireEinstein and Oppenheimer : the meaning of geniusJ. Robert Oppenheimer : a lifeIn the matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer; a play freely adapted on the basis of the documents by Heinar KipphardtOppenheimer : the tragic intellectOppenheimer's choice : reflections from moral philosophyIn the shadow of the bomb : Bethe, Oppenheimer, and the moral responsibility of the scientist
Alternative Names
J. Robert Oppenheimer

J. Robert Oppenheimer American theoretical physicist and professor of physics

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Оппенгеймер, Роберт 1904-1967

Оппенгеймер, Роберт американский физик, научный руководитель Манхэттенского проекта

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אופנהימר, רוברט ג' 1904-1967

אופנהימר, רוברט ג'יי 1904-1967

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רוברט אופנהיימר פיזיקאי יהודי אמריקאי

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オッペンハイマー, ロバート

ロバート・オッペンハイマー アメリカ合衆国の物理学者

羅伯特·奧本海默

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