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Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker: Pioneer of Physics, by Ulrich Bartosch

By Ulrich Bartosch

This ebook deals a suite of texts via Carl Friedrich von Weizsaecker (1912-2007), an enormous German common scientist who was once a pioneer in physics, philosophy, faith, politics and peace study. He begun as an assistant to the physicist, Werner Heisenberg, held professorships in theoretical physics (Strasbourg), physics (Goettingen) and philosophy (Hamburg) and used to be a co-director (with Juergen Habermas) of a Max Planck Institute for learn into residing stipulations in an international of technological know-how and know-how in Starnberg. This special anthology spans the extensive scope of his leading edge pondering together with his philosophical self-reflections, on peace, nuclear approach, defense and protecting protection, on nuclear strength, at the stipulations of freedom, on his event of faith, together with poetry from his early early life. such a lot texts look in English for the 1st time and are chosen to be used in seminars on physics, philosophy, faith, politics and peace research.

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