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Historical, Philosophical, and Socio-Political Papers

The Collected Works of Eugene Paul Wigner

Historical, Philosophical, and Socio-Political Papers. Historical and Biographical Reflections and Syntheses

Authors: Wigner, Eugene Paul

Editors: Mehra, Jagdish (Ed.)

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Not only was E.P. Wigner one of the most active creators of 20th century physics, he was also always interested in expressing his opinion in philosophical, political or sociological matters. This volume of his collected works covers a wide selection of his essays about science and society, about himself and his colleagues. Annotated by J. Mehra, this volume will become an important source of reference for historians of science, and it will be pleasant reading for every physicist interested in forming ideas in modern physics.

Table of contents (46 chapters)

  • Historical and Biographical Reflections and Syntheses

    Mehra, Jagdish

    Pages 1-38

  • A Physicist Looks at the Soul

    Wigner, E. P.

    Pages 41-43

  • The Scientist and Society

    Wigner, E. P.

    Pages 44-50

  • Changes in Physics During My Time in Princeton and Plans for the Future in Retirement

    Wigner, E. P.

    Pages 51-56

  • A Conversation with Eugene Wigner by J. Walsh

    Mehra, Jagdish

    Pages 57-78

Buy this book

eBook $309.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-662-07791-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $399.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-540-57294-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $499.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-642-08180-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Collected Works of Eugene Paul Wigner
Book Subtitle
Historical, Philosophical, and Socio-Political Papers. Historical and Biographical Reflections and Syntheses
Authors
Editors
  • Jagdish Mehra
Series Title
Historical, Philosophical, and Socio-Political Papers
Series Volume
B / 7
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-07791-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-07791-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-57294-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-08180-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 536
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