The Dilemmas of An Upright Man: Max Planck as Spokesman for German Science

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The Dilemmas of An Upright Man: Max Planck as Spokesman for German Science

By J. L. Heilbron
University of California Press, 1986
238 pp.
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An outstanding biography of one of the great scientists of the century, set in the context of German history and scientific development, with a fine sense for the political and moral quandaries that Planck faced in the political upheavals of the Great War and the Third Reich. Heilbron, a distinguished historian of science, makes excellent use of important new material.

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