Einstein was not just the greatest scientist of his generation: he was also a deeply humane thinker concerned with issues and events affecting the world through all the spectra of experience. Frequently lauded for his remarkable breakthroughs in physics and little-known for anything else, the man behind the hair was a prolific writer. Included here are his thoughts on freedom, international security, Zionism, morals and the atomic threat to world peace.… (more)
The Einstein Reader is a celebration of Albert Einstein’s life and innermost thoughts, focusing on the crucial later years of his career, 1934 to 1950—a time when his earlier contributions to science would alter the course of history.
Comprised of more than sixty-five essays, letters, and articles unavailable in any other collection, this volume mirrors Einstein’s humanitarian philosophy, as well as his political and social attitudes. Though Einstein was indifferent...