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Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist - EINSTEIN Albert - 1949. [1279251]
1949 - EINSTEIN, Albert. Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist. Evanston, IL: Library of Living Philosophers, 1949. Octavo, original brown cloth, beveled edges, top edge gilt, uncut and largely unopened, original slipcase. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $13,500.Signed limited first edition, number 21 of 760 copies signed and dated by Einstein. The copy of the editor, Paul Arthur Schilpp, from his estate."The greatest physicist of the 20th century" (PMM 408). This impressive volume offers an excellent study of Einstein's life as well as of his scientific and philosophic thought. Included are Einstein's autobiographical notes in German and English; 24 descriptive and critical essays on Einstein's work (contributors include Wolfgang Pauli, Louis de Broglie, Max Born, Kurt Gödel and Niels Bohr), together with Einstein's responses; and a bibliography of his writings and index. Illustrated with frontispiece, photographic portraits and plates. Without scarce original glassine dust jacket. This volume is the seventh in the "Library of Living Philosophers." From the estate of distinguished American philosophy professor Paul Arthur Schilpp, series editor.Original slipcase with extremities lightly rubbed. Frontispiece neatly reattached. Fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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