The Ultimate Quotable Einstein

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Princeton University Press, Oct 11, 2010 - Science - 576 pages

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

 

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Contents

On and to His Family
29
On Aging
53
On America and Americans
61
On and to Children
75
On Death
89
On Education Students and Academic Freedom
97
On and to Friends Specific Scientists and Others
111
On Germans and Germany
159
On Peace War the Bomb and the Military
261
On Politics Patriotism and Government
287
On Race and Prejudice
309
On Religion God and Philosophy
319
On Science and Scientists Mathematics and Technology
347
On Miscellaneous Subjects
411
A Small Selection
461
Attributed to Einstein
471

On Humankind
171
On Jews Israel Judaism and Zionism
191
On Life
227
On Music
233
On Pacifism Disarmament and World Government
243
Others on Einstein
487
Bibliography
547
Index of Key Words
557
Subject Index
563
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About the author (2010)

Alice Calaprice is a renowned expert on Albert Einstein and was a longtime senior editor at Princeton University Press. She has worked with the Collected Papers of Albert Einstein since the founding of the project, has copyedited and overseen the production of all the volumes, and administered the accompanying translation series with a grant from the National Science Foundation. She is the author of several popular books on Einstein and was a recipient of the Literary Market Place's award for individual achievement in scholarly editing.

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