The Expanded Quotable Einstein (Relié)

Alice Calaprice

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Tens of thousands of people enjoyed the first edition of " The Quotable Einstein ". This enlarged and updated version offers even more fascinating insight into Time magazine's "Man of the Century." The " Expanded Quotable Einstein " includes about 375 new quotations and covers topics that have recently appeared in the media-such as the most current research on Einstein's brain, the possible collaboration of his wife Mileva on his work, and the newly discovered love letters that Einstein sent to an alleged Soviet spy. An entirely new section on music has been added, the section on science has been expanded greatly, and new photographs add fresh visual appeal. Finally, the new appendix contains an account of the editor's personal peek into the FBI's Einstein file and shows us Einstein's famous letter to President Franklin-D Roosevelt, which ushered in the atomic age in the United States. Much more than a series of soundbites, this book of documented quotations and supplementary information about Einstein's life, family, and work puts his thoughts into context. A fairly complete biographical account of this multifaceted man emerges-as son, husband, father, lover, scientist, philosopher, aging widower, humanitarian, and friend. It shows us vividly why the real and imagined Einstein continues to fascinate people the world over.
    • On Einstein Himself
    • On His Family
    • On America and Americans
    • On Death On Education and Academic Freedom
    • On Friends, Specific Scientists, and Others
    • On Germans and Germany
    • On Humankind
    • On Jews, Israel, Judaism, and Zionism
    • On Life
    • On Music
    • On Pacifism
    • On Peace, War, the Bomb, and the Military
    • On Politics, Patriotism, and Government
    • On Religion, God, and Philosophy
    • On Science and Scientists, Mathematics, and Technology
    • On Miscellaneous Subjects
    • Attributed to Einstein
    • Others on Einstein
    • Answers to the Most Common Nonscientific
    • Questions about Einstein.
  • Date de parution : 27/09/2000
  • Editeur : Princeton University
  • ISBN : 0-691-07021-0
  • EAN : 9780691070216
  • Présentation : Relié
  • Nb. de pages : 410 pages
  • Poids : 0.475 Kg
  • Dimensions : 12,0 cm × 19,5 cm × 3,3 cm

Biographie d'Alice Calaprice

Alice Calaprice is a Senior Editor at Princeton University Press, where she has specialized in the sciences and worked with the Einstein Papers for over twenty years. She is the recipient of a Literary Market Place (LMP) Award for Individual Editorial Achievement in Scholarly Publishing and was awarded a National Science Foundation grant for directing the Einstein Translation Project.
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