Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker: Major Texts in Philosophy by Michael Drieschner

By Michael Drieschner

This booklet offers a set of texts by way of the German thinker and physicist Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1912-2007), to be used in seminars on philosophy, generally epistemology and the philosophy of physics or foundations of quantum mechanics, but additionally for classes on German philosophy of the 20 th century or the philosophy of technological know-how. such a lot texts seem in English for the 1st time. Weizsäcker turned recognized via his works in physics, later changing into popular as a thinker and an analyst of latest tradition and politics. He labored intensively on tasks for the prevention of nuclear battle and for peace usually. – Texts approximately classical philosophy are incorporated in addition to on good judgment, at the philosophy of biology and at the philosophy of arithmetic, on “death” in addition to on “power”.

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