Juni 2014

Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker : Major Texts on Religion

Weizsäcker, Carl Friedrich von ; Raiser, Konrad
Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker : Major Texts on Religion / Konrad Raiser. - Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2014. - XII, 175 p. : Ill.
(SpringerBriefs on Pioneers in Science and Practice / Texts and Protocols ; 24)
ISBN 978-3-319-03703-5

This book presents a collection of texts by the German physicist and philosopher Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1912-2007) in English, for use in seminars on the philosophy of religion, the comparative study of religion, but as well on the relationship between religion and the scientific worldview. Most texts appear in English for the first time. Weizsäcker became famous through his works in physics, mainly in the early development of nuclear physics. Later he would also become well known as a philosopher and analyst of contemporary culture. He also worked very intensely on projects for the prevention of nuclear war and for peace in general.

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