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Epistemology & Philosophy of Science

Volume 55, Issue 3, 2018

Boris M. Hessen
Pages 205-210

Speech at the Presidium Session of the Communist Academies. August 1, 1931

B.M. Hessen’s speech at the meeting of the Presidium of the Communist Academy on August 1, 1931 is a report of his trip to London for the Second International Congress on the history of science and technology. During this meeting several presentations were made by the members of the Soviet delegation. In this report Boris M. Hessen tells in detail about his contacts with the socialist intelligentsia of Great Britain, about the situation in which the Congress was held, about his visit to scientific institutions in Great Britain and about the meeting with Petr L. Kapitsa.

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