Paul Ehrenfest and the Dilemmas of Modernity

@article{vanLunteren2013PaulEA,
  title={Paul Ehrenfest and the Dilemmas of Modernity},
  author={Frans van Lunteren and M. J. Hollestelle},
  journal={Isis},
  year={2013},
  volume={104},
  pages={504 - 536}
}
This essay considers the highly ambivalent attitude of the Austrian-Dutch physicist Paul Ehrenfest toward contemporary developments in both science and society. On the one hand, he was in the vanguard of the quantum and relativity revolutions, supported industrialization and economic planning based on mathematical models, and, in general, cherished technocratic ideals. The essay highlights several influences that shaped his attitude in these respects, from his ties with the Philips Physics… 

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