O'Reilly logo

Mathematicians Fleeing from Nazi Germany by Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

APPENDIX 3.3

Richard von Mises’s “Position toward the Events of Our Time” in November 19331

6. [XI.33] On train all day, read several things, mainly the Braunbuch2 …Otherwise tried to formulate my position on the events of our time.

I count myself among the class of so-called intellectuals who are so little appreciated today. All my interests lie almost exclusively in the intellectual domain. By my talents I was early directed toward the exact sciences. I thought—when looking at my modest writings—I was a reasonably useful member of society. Although I never actively engaged in politics, I believe I have served the state also directly, for instance in the organization of aviation and of teaching. It seems to me that a government interested in ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required