Albert Einstein Topics for Discussion

Elma Ehrlich Levinger
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What different models of education and learning are presented in this biography?

Did Einstein's careless outward appearance result from practicality, not wanting to clutter his mind?

How did Einstein's outward appearance contrast with his scientific work and ethical convictions?

What do the quotations in the preceding section—all statements by Einstein—suggest about his ultimate legacy?

What would you characterize as the most critical part of Einstein's life: 1905 when he published the theoretical papers that revolutionized physics? The period between World Wars when he became more outspoken as a pacifist? The period between the beginning and end of the Second World War when he advocated building the first atomic bomb?

How do any of these three different periods contrast with his life and work after the conclusion of the Second World War?

How do Einstein's educational experiences in both the German and the Swiss schools...

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