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The Ultimate Quotable Einstein - Albert Einstein

The Ultimate Quotable Einstein

By: Albert Einstein, Alice Calaprice (Editor), Freeman Dyson (Foreword by)

Hardcover Published: 31st October 2010
ISBN: 9780691138176
Number Of Pages: 576

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Here is the definitive new edition of the hugely popular collection of Einstein quotations that has sold tens of thousands of copies worldwide and been translated into twenty-five languages.

"The Ultimate Quotable Einstein" features 400 additional quotes, bringing the total to roughly 1,600 in all. This ultimate edition includes new sections--"On and to Children," "On Race and Prejudice," and "Einstein's Verses: A Small Selection"--as well as a chronology of Einstein's life and accomplishments, Freeman Dyson's authoritative foreword, and new commentary by Alice Calaprice.

In "The Ultimate Quotable Einstein," readers will also find quotes by others about Einstein along with quotes attributed to him. Every quotation in this informative and entertaining collection is fully documented, and Calaprice has carefully selected new photographs and cartoons to introduce each section.Features 400 additional quotations Contains roughly 1,600 quotations in all Includes new sections on children, race and prejudice, and Einstein's poetry Provides new commentary Beautifully illustrated The most comprehensive collection of Einstein quotes ever published

"[The Ultimate Quotable Einstein] is a compelling selection... Students of Einstein's work and life, who are familiar with these contexts, can find many embellishments to their research, and often puzzling contrary notes to customary portrayals of his stance on issues ranging from Zionism to domestic life."--Choice

Foreword, by Freeman Dyson ixA (long) note about this final edition xviiA brief chronology xxvTHE QUOTATIONSOn Einstein Himself 1On and to His Family 29On Aging 53On America and Americans 61On and to Children 75On Death 89On Education, Students, and Academic Freedom 97On and to Friends, Specifi c Scientists, and Others 111On Germans and Germany 159On Humankind 171On Jews, Israel, Judaism, and Zionism 191On Life 227On Music 233On Pacifi sm, Disarmament, and World Government 243On Peace, War, the Bomb, and the Military 261On Politics, Patriotism, and Government 287On Race and Prejudice 309On Religion, God, and Philosophy 319On Science and Scientists, Mathematics, andTechnology 347On Miscellaneous Subjects 411Abortion, Achievement, Ambition, Animals/Pets, Art and Science, Astrology, Birth Control, Birthdays, Books, Causality, China and the Chinese, Christmas, Clarity, Class, Clothes, Competition, Comprehensibility, Compromise, Conscience, Creativity, Crises, Curiosity, Death Penalty, Doctors, England, the English, and the English Language, Epistemology, Flying Saucers and Extraterrestrials, Force, Games, Good Acts, Graphology, Home, Homosexuality, Immigrants, Individuals/Individuality, Intelligence, Intuition, Invention, Italy and the Italians, Japan and the Japanese, Knowledge, Love, Marriage, Materialism, Miracles, Morality, Mysticism, Nature, Pipe Smoking, Posterity, The Press, Prohibition, Psychoanalysis, Public Speaking, Rickshaw Pullers, Sailing, Sculpture, Sex Education, Success, Thinking, Truth, Vegetarianism, Violence, Wealth, Wisdom, Women, Work, YouthEinstein's Verses: A Small Selection 461Attributed to Einstein 471Others on Einstein 487Bibliography 547Index of Key Words 557Subject Index 563

ISBN: 9780691138176
ISBN-10: 0691138176
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 576
Published: 31st October 2010
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 13.5 x 23.5  x 4.3
Weight (kg): 0.58