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Title Einstein-- peace now! : visions and ideas / edited by Reiner Braun and David Krieger.

Imprint Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, c2005.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  327.172 Ei68De 2005    ---  Available
Description vii, 305 p. ; 22 cm.
Series History of knowledge
Contents Einstein's importance today / Reiner Braun and David Krieger -- Introduction / Mikhail Gorbachev -- How Einstein became a politician / Jurgen Renn -- World without war : a tribute to Einstein's quest for world peace / Joseph Rotblat -- 1905 was his great year : interview with Hans Bethe / Dieter Hoffmann -- Albert Einstein : a few personal reflections / Walter Kohn -- About Albert Einstein / Vitaly L. Ginzburg -- Einstein, man of peace / David Krieger -- Future of nuclear weapons in Europe / Jack Steinberger -- Einstein, peace and nonproliferation : a Latin American perspective / Ana Maria Cetto and Luis de la Pe~na -- From nucleus to nuclear targeting and nuclear proliferation / Alla Yaroshinskaya -- Thoughts on conflict resolution in the tradition of Albert Einstein / Oscar Arias Sanchez -- Future of our world / Ahmed Zewail -- Einstein and war resistance / Eva Isaksson -- Military mentality / John Stachel -- Role of civil society in disarmament issues : realism vs. idealism? / Jody Williams.
Rapid global climate change : a self-made imminent threat for entire mankind / Hartmut Grassl -- Peace in the Middle East : a global challenge and a human imperative / Hanan Ashrawi -- Einstein's legacy / Felicia Langer -- Remembering Einstein : science, ethics and peace / Ronald McCoy -- To what end? changing ethics? / Manfred Eigen -- Role of science and technology in the quest for a world at peace / Jerome Karle -- Science and society : some reflections / Jean Maria Lehn -- Technology, tolerance and terror / John C. Polanyi -- Einstein's heirs : Szilard and Sakharov / Dudley Herschbach -- Making it happen / Jakob von Uexkull -- Einstein's dream : a scientific and political vision for our future / interview with Abhay Ashtekar conducted by Ekkehard Sieker -- What life means to Einstein / an interview by George Sylvester Viereck -- Appeal to the Europeans -- The Russell-Einstein manifesto -- Appeal to stop the spread of nuclear weapons -- Appeal : end the nuclear weapons threat to humanity! -- U.S. Nobel laureates object to preventive attack on Iraq -- Appeal to support an international Einstein year.
Subject Peace.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Political and social views.
Added Author Braun, Reiner.
Krieger, David, 1942-
ISBN 3527406042 (hbk.)
Standard No. NLGGC 279864663
YDXCP 2248669

 
    
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