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A Community of Scholars : Impressions of the Institute for Advanced Study.

Contributor(s): Atiyah, Michael Francis | David, Chantal | Dyson, Freeman | Fulcher, Jane | Goddard, Peter | Kowalzig, Barbara | Lepenies, Wolf | Moravec, Paul | Scott, Joan Wallach | Weinberg, David H | Levy, Serge J-F | Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.).
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (129 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781400839797; 1400839793; 9780691151366; 0691151369.Subject(s): Education, Higher | Education | Universities and colleges -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: A Community of Scholars : Impressions of the Institute for Advanced Study.DDC classification: 300 LOC classification: LB2321Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; A Community of Scholars; Title; Copyright; Contents; A Paradise for Scholars? Peter Goddard; The Institute for Advanced Study; Eighty Years On Michael Atiyah; Historical Times Barbara Kowalzig; Warmth amid the Cold Chantal David; Unusual Business Wolf Lepenies; Essential Exchanges Jane F. Fulcher; Looking for Leaders Freeman Dyson; Shaping Time Paul Moravec; The Interlocutors Joan Wallach Scott; Night Owls and Early Birds David H. Weinberg; Index of Photographs; Biographies.
Summary: This beautifully illustrated anthology celebrates eighty years of history and intellectual inquiry at the Institute for Advanced Study, one of the world's leading centers for theoretical research. Featuring essays by current and former members and faculty along with photographs by Serge J-F. Levy, the book captures the spirit of curiosity, freedom, and comradeship that is a hallmark of this unique community of scholars. Founded in 1930 in Princeton, New Jersey, the institute encourages and supports fundamental research in the sciences and humanities--the original, often speculative thinking th.
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Cover; A Community of Scholars; Title; Copyright; Contents; A Paradise for Scholars? Peter Goddard; The Institute for Advanced Study; Eighty Years On Michael Atiyah; Historical Times Barbara Kowalzig; Warmth amid the Cold Chantal David; Unusual Business Wolf Lepenies; Essential Exchanges Jane F. Fulcher; Looking for Leaders Freeman Dyson; Shaping Time Paul Moravec; The Interlocutors Joan Wallach Scott; Night Owls and Early Birds David H. Weinberg; Index of Photographs; Biographies.

This beautifully illustrated anthology celebrates eighty years of history and intellectual inquiry at the Institute for Advanced Study, one of the world's leading centers for theoretical research. Featuring essays by current and former members and faculty along with photographs by Serge J-F. Levy, the book captures the spirit of curiosity, freedom, and comradeship that is a hallmark of this unique community of scholars. Founded in 1930 in Princeton, New Jersey, the institute encourages and supports fundamental research in the sciences and humanities--the original, often speculative thinking th.

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