## The Collected Works of Eugene Paul Wigner: Historical, Philosophical, and Socio-Political Papers. Historical and Biographical Reflections and SynthesesNot only was E.P. Wigner one of the most active creators of 20th century physics, he was also always interested in expressing his opinion in philosophical, political or sociological matters. This volume of his collected works covers a wide selection of his essays about science and society, about himself and his colleagues. Annotated by J. Mehra, this volume will become an important source of reference for historians of science, and it will be pleasant reading for every physicist interested in forming ideas in modern physics. |

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### Contents

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A Physicist Looks at the Soul 41 | 40 |

Changes in Physics During My Time in Princeton | 51 |

A Conversation with Eugene Wigner by J Walsh | 57 |

Introduction in Honor of Marcos Moshinsky | 79 |

An Interview with Eugene Paul Wigner by I Kardos | 90 |

Eugene Paul Wigner Atoms for Peace Award | 109 |

E U Condon | 120 |

The Roles of Primitive Knowledge of Language and of Mathematics | 301 |

Closing Summary | 314 |

Methods | 321 |

Mathematical Physics | 345 |

The Physical Sciences | 378 |

Committee Chairmans Summary | 385 |

With E PadányiGulyás The Future Vocation of Science | 391 |

The Impact of Its Discovery and Its Uses | 402 |

John von Neumann 19031957 | 127 |

An Appreciation on the 60th Birthday of Edward Teller | 133 |

Leo Szilard 18981964 | 139 |

Maria Goeppert Mayer | 150 |

With R A Hodgkin Michael Polanyi 18911976 | 156 |

Eugene Feenberg | 192 |

Erinnerungen an Albert Einstein | 198 |

Biography of John von Neumann | 209 |

New Light on Einstein Letter An Interview with E P Wigner | 216 |

Roots of the Atomic Age 231 | 229 |

The Role of Mathematical Methods in Physical Theories | 246 |

With F Seitz Pure and Applied Nuclear Physics in East and West | 254 |

Review of the Second Gatlinburg Conference on Reactions | 261 |

Report of Annual Meeting | 270 |

AEC Honors Teller for Contributions to Nuclear Science | 279 |

The Impact of Success on Science | 291 |

On Science and Its Evolution | 422 |

Reflections on the Role and Purpose of Science | 427 |

The Miracle of Science | 434 |

Reflections on the Atomic Bomb | 445 |

Its Accomplishments and Aims | 451 |

Ethics in the Relationship Between Science and Society | 458 |

Science and Technology for Affluence and Satisfaction | 468 |

A Sequel to Relativity Gravitation | 475 |

Mathematical Methods | 483 |

Review of American Scientists and Nuclear Weapons Policy | 489 |

Review of The Quantum Theory of Fields Proceedings of | 496 |

Review of The Role of Mathematics in the Rise of Science | 503 |

Review of Random Matrices and the Statistical Theory | 506 |

Review of Annual Review of Nuclear Science edited by E Segrč | 512 |

New Glimpses | 518 |

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