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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691026961
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 10/06/1996
Pages: 310
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Alice Calaprice is the in-house editor of Princeton University Press's The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein and the administrator of its translation project. She is a senior editor specializing in science manuscripts and is the recipient of the 1995 LMP Award for Individual Editorial Achievement in Scholarly Publishing.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface and Acknowledgments
Einstein Family Tree
Chronology
On Einstein Himself3
On America and Americans19
On Death29
On Education and Academic Freedom35
On Family43
On Friends, Specific Scientists, and Others59
On Germans and Germany81
On Humankind87
On Jews, Israel, Judaism, Zionism93
On Life105
On Pacifism111
On Peace, War, the Bomb, and the Military119
On Politics, Patriotism, and Government133
On Religion, God, and Philosophy143
On Science and Scientists, Mathematics, and Technology163
On Miscellaneous Subjects187
Attributed to Einstein221
Others on Einstein227
Answers to the Most Common Nonscientific Questions about Einstein243
Bibliography257
Index of Key Words261
Subject Index265

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