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German Essays on Science in the Twentieth Century

Albert Einstein, Werner Heisenberg, Max Planck, and Others (German Library)
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The 20th century has brought us to the high point of the scientific-technological age but paradoxically marks the beginning of a critical loss of confidence in the very powers of science.

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This volume in The German Library, a companion to volume 36 (German Essays on Science in the 19th Centiry, also edited by Wolfgang Schirmacher), represents Format: Paperback.

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This volume in The German Library, a companion to volume 36 (German Essays on Science in the 19th Centiry, also edited by Wolfgang Schirmacher), represents the sciences in a comprehansive way: Physics. Twentieth-Century Literature German Essays on Science in the 19th Century: Paul Ehrlich, Alexander von Humboldt, Werner Von Sieme Editor(s): Wolfgang Schirmacher.

Focusing on nineteenth-century science, the essays—by historians of philosophy, science, and mathematics—trace the multiple intellectual transformations that have led from Kant's original scientific situation to the scientific problems of the twentieth book examines Kant's influence on five strands of nineteenth-century.

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