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112 Mercer street
Einstein, Russell, Gödel, Pauli, and the end of innocence in science
1st ed.
Burton Feldman edited and completed by Katherine Williams.

Published 2007 by Arcade Pub. in New York, NY, USA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Glossary xvii
Part 1 The Pathos of Science 1
Princeton, Winter 1943-44 3
Aging Genius 7
Science and Sin 16
At Home In Princeton 17
Part 2 Four Lives 21
Einstein 23
Russell: Aristocrat in Turmoil 57
Gödel: Ghost of Genius 79
Pauli: The Devil's Advocate 90
Part 3 The Universe 113
The Logic of Paradox 115
The Mechanical World 125
Relativity of Time and Space 127
On the Quantum Path 131
The Copenhagen Interpretation 139
Einstein and Unified Theory: Chasing the Rainbow 143
The Persistence of Nature 159
Part 4 Beyond Pathos: Oppenheimer, Heisenberg, and the War 163
Wartime Berlin, Winter 1943-44 165
Heisenberg 167
Wartime Los Alamos, Winter 1943-44 174
Oppenheimer 181
Dangerous Knowledge: The New Security Order 187
Epilogue: The Projects of Science 191
Bibliography 199
Notes 211
Acknowledgements 231
Index 235

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other Titles
One hundred and twelveth Mercer street
Copyright Date


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
Q141 .F345 2007

The Physical Object

xx, 243p.
Number of pages
24 x 16 x 3 centimeters


  • Editor
    Katherine Williams

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