The Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science

The Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science

by J. L. Heilbron
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0674004396

ISBN-13: 9780674004399

Pub. Date: 09/01/2000

Publisher: Harvard University Press

In this moving and eloquent portrait, Heilbron describes how the founder of quantum theory rose to the pinnacle of German science. With great understanding, he shows how Max Planck suffered morally and intellectually as his lifelong habit of service to his country and to physics was confronted by the realities of World War I and the brutalities of the Third Reich.

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In this moving and eloquent portrait, Heilbron describes how the founder of quantum theory rose to the pinnacle of German science. With great understanding, he shows how Max Planck suffered morally and intellectually as his lifelong habit of service to his country and to physics was confronted by the realities of World War I and the brutalities of the Third Reich.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674004399
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
09/01/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
0.60(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

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