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By Ulrich Bartosch

This e-book deals a suite of texts through Carl Friedrich von Weizsaecker (1912-2007), an incredible German common scientist who used to be additionally a pioneer in physics, philosophy, faith on problems with politics and peace learn. He labored with Werner Heisenberg and Otto Hahn within the German “Uranverein”, bought a patent for plutonium in the course of international battle II and used to be an opponent of the nuclear armament of the German militia (1957). moreover, he released a examine at the lack of ability to shield Germany (1971) that was once instrumental within the debate on protecting safety because the mid Nineteen Seventies. He wrote on warfare and peace, peace and fact, coverage implications of nuclear power, on moral problems with glossy method, on effects of struggle and battle prevention and at the idea of energy. He coined the time period “world household coverage” which nonetheless covers a legitimate concept for political, institutional secured global peace within the atomic age.

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