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The Dilemmas of an Upright Man

Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science, With a New Afterword

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674004399

Publication Date: 09/01/2000


272 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

22 halftones


  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • 1. Establishing the World Picture
    • Planck’s Formula
    • Reluctant Atomist
    • Enthusiastic Relativist
    • Concerned Pedagogue
  • 2. Defending the World Picture
    • Against Mach
    • In the Academy
    • In the War
    • Against Fate
  • 3. Doctor of Science
    • Of the Body
    • International Relations
    • Anti-Antirelativity
    • Of the Soul
  • 4. In Shipwreck
    • As Captain
    • As Chaplain
    • As Salvager
    • By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them
  • Afterword, 2000
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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