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Einstein on Politics

His Private Thoughts and Public Stands on Nationalism, Zionism, War, Peace, and the Bomb

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Scientists - General,
  • History of Science and Medicine, Philosophy of Science,
  • Jewish Studies,
  • Political Science and International Relations,
  • Reference Works and Anthologies,
  • Science / Physics,
  • General,
  • PHYSICS,
  • Social Scientists & Psychologists,
  • 1879-1955,
  • Einstein, Albert,,
  • Ethics,
  • Political and social views,
  • Religion

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid E. Rowe (Editor), Robert Schulmann (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages560
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7758953M
    ISBN 100691120943
    ISBN 109780691120942


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In Einstein on Politics, leading Einstein scholars David Rowe and Robert Schulmann gather Einstein's most important public and private political writings and put them into historical context.

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In Einstein on Politics, leading Einstein scholars David Rowe and Robert Schulmann gather Einstein's most important public and private political writings and put them into historical context. The book reveals a little-known Einstein—not the ineffectual and naïve idealist of popular imagination, but a principled, shrewd pragmatist whose Brand: Princeton University Press.

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This led him to embrace a morality and politics based on respect for free minds, free spirits, and free individuals. These traits are just as vital for this new century of globalization, in which our success will depend on our creativity, as they were for the beginning of the last century, when Einstein helped usher in Released on: During the s and s, Einstein became increasingly active in politics and international affairs.

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