Albert Einstein, the human side : new glimpses from his archives / selected and edited by Helen Dukas and Banesh Hoffmann.

By: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 [author]Contributor(s): Dukas, Helen [editor] | Hoffmann, Banesh, 1906- [editor]Material type: TextTextLanguage: engger Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 1979Description: viii, 167 pages : illustrations ; 21 cmISBN: 0691082316Subject(s): Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 | Physicists -- Biography | Physicists -- CorrespondenceDDC classification: 530/.092/4 | B LOC classification: QC 16.E5 | A33 1979Online resources: Publisher description | Click here to access online
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Summary: "Unlike our previous book, Albert Einstein: Creator and Rebel, this one is not a biography and does not explain Einstein's ideas [...] It consists, for the most part, of quotations from hitherto unpublished letters and the like that Einstein wrote without thought of publication. [...] The order of presentation of the items is not haphazard. It is akin to that of crowding recollections of a rich life, each sequence apt to take unexpected turns as memory, with a logic all its own, leaps from remembrance to linked remembrance back and forth over the years." -- from pages 1-2.
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"Unlike our previous book, Albert Einstein: Creator and Rebel, this one is not a biography and does not explain Einstein's ideas [...] It consists, for the most part, of quotations from hitherto unpublished letters and the like that Einstein wrote without thought of publication. [...] The order of presentation of the items is not haphazard. It is akin to that of crowding recollections of a rich life, each sequence apt to take unexpected turns as memory, with a logic all its own, leaps from remembrance to linked remembrance back and forth over the years." -- from pages 1-2.

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