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Albert Einstein
An Extraordinary Letter Connecting Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud, Whose Work Had a Revolutionary Impact on How People Perceived Their External and Internal Worlds The two most impactful Jewish men of science
1926. 3/8/38. Einstein: “I am an eager admirer of Freud as an author and thinker…‬ĚCharles Darwin, Albert Einstein, and Sigmund Freud were the three giants of science whose theories and discoveries changed the way people thought about themselves and the world around them. Contemporaries, their careers spanned just over a century, at the end of which the ways of thought at the start were virtually unrecognizable at the end. Darwin’s concepts of evolution and natural selection explained the origin of species without reference to a creator, which up-ended the contemporary religious orthodoxy. It weakened the hold of religious dogma, and by eliminating God from science, made room for strictly scientific explanations of all natural phenomena. Albert Einstein’s theories of relativity led to a complete revision of the way people perceived their external world. Our understanding of space, time, gravity, and indeed every facet of how the cosmos works stems from Einstein. Photoelectric cells, television, nuclear power, space travel and semiconductors all bear his signature; even the global positioning system (GPS) people tap into on their smartphones relies on Einstein’s theory of general relativity to function accurately. Sigmund Freud’s writings led to a complete revision of the way people perceived their internal world. It changed people’s understanding of human behaviour, and pioneered insights into the self and created an awareness that there are engines that drive behavior, and motives beyond the obvious. It also changed the way society thought about and dealt w … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Raab Collection [United States]
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