By Ulrich Bartosch
This booklet bargains a set of texts through Carl Friedrich von Weizsaecker (1912-2007), an important German common scientist who used to be a pioneer in physics, philosophy, faith, politics and peace learn. He all started as an assistant to the physicist, Werner Heisenberg, held professorships in theoretical physics (Strasbourg), physics (Goettingen) and philosophy (Hamburg) and was once a co-director (with Juergen Habermas) of a Max Planck Institute for examine into dwelling stipulations in a global of technological know-how and know-how in Starnberg. This precise anthology spans the extensive scope of his leading edge considering together with his philosophical self-reflections, on peace, nuclear technique, safeguard and protective security, on nuclear strength, at the stipulations of freedom, on his adventure of faith, together with poetry from his early adolescence. such a lot texts look in English for the 1st time and are chosen to be used in seminars on physics, philosophy, faith, politics and peace research.
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Von Weizsäcker Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker in 1921 at the age of 9 years with his mother, Marianne von Weizsäcker, née von Graevenitz (1889–1983), his sister Adelheid von Weizsäcker (1916–2004) and his two younger brothers, Richard von Weizsäcker (1920–2015), who was the Federal President of Germany (1984–1994) and Heinrich von Weizsäcker (1917–1939). Source © The Weizsäcker Family represented by Elisabeth Raiser she demanded of herself; only pedagogic insight moderated this demand. Ever since I can remember, I never could meet this demand, which I nevertheless acknowledged.
Ovsrsatt av Lotte Holmboe (Oslo: Aschehoug 1967). 1967. Solothurner Privatdruck, Vol. 13 (Solothurn: Privatdruck, 1968). Säkularisierung und Säkularismus [leicht gekürzte und veränderte Fassung]. Das Gespräch, Vol. 69 (Wuppertal-Barmen; Jugenddienst-Verlag, 1968). Über die Kunst der Prognose [Vortrag, Jahresversammlung 1968 des Stifterverbandes für die Deutsche Wissenschaft] (Bonn: Privatdruck Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft, 1968; Frankfurt am Main: Osterieth, 1970). 2 Major Publications of Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker 19 20 U.
You also know today: I’d have to do it again. Als deiner Väter Haus in Rauch sich hüllte, Gingst du hinein, zu retten. Wer darf nun Dich tadeln, weil das Schicksal sich erfüllte? Du weißt auch heut: ich müßt es wieder tun. The current of revenge drags your mortal life into its maelstroms, and in deepest pain you ﬁght once again for the cause of peace. Yet, profounder peace already ﬁlls your heart. Dein sterblich Leben reißt der Strom der Rache In seine Wirbel, und im tiefsten Schmerz Kämpfst du noch einmal für des Friedens Sache.
Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker: Pioneer of Physics, Philosophy, Religion, Politics and Peace Research by Ulrich Bartosch