As the proceedings of a symposium in honor of Victor Weisskopf at
MIT, this volume contains papers by leaders of physics at the time,
including M Delbrück, M Gell-Mann, H Bethe, T D Lee, B R Mottelson,
W K H Panofsky, E Purcell, J Schwinger, S M Ulam, and others. Some
papers address problems in the philosophy of physics, and physics
and society, that are timeless in nature. But the symposium had a
historical significance, in that it took place at a... more...