Ruth Nanda Anshen

Anshen, Ruth Nanda

Philosophin und Schriftstellerin (1900–2003). Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U. („Ruth“). Wohl New York. 1 S. Gr.-4to.
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Ruth Nanda Anshen (1900–2003), Philosophin und Schriftstellerin. Ms. Brief mit e. U. („Ruth“). Wohl New York, 8. Oktober 1964. 1 S. Gr.-4°. – An den Physiker und Nobelpreisträger Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898–1988) mit Dank für die Zusendung von dessen „Science and the Satisfaction of Human Aspirations“: „[...] Somehow I had hoped to see you, to speak with you and to urge you to include this essay among others which could form a small volume for WORLD PERSPECTIVES. It is a little like carrying the owl of Minerva to Athens to say again what you by this time already know by heart: the increasing need for your presence in this endeavor the influence of which is increasing mitghtily.

For you teach us that the whole world is a constant making, a process of self-construction as Coleridge calls the human intelligence. It is a method carried on by linked successions of men like you with native power, and with considerable command over us because of their unique spiritual and intellectual inheritance [...]“. – Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf von „World Perspective“..

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