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I acquired an admiration for Japanese culture, art, and architecture, and learned of the existence of the game of GO, which I still play.

I acquired an admiration for Japanese culture, art, and architecture, and learned of the existence of the game of GO, which I still play.

The prize seemed to change my professional life very little. ---->>>

The first months at Harvard were more than challenging, as I came to the realization that the humanities could be genuinely interesting, and, in fact, given the weaknesses of my background, very difficult. ---->>>

An important impression was my father's one Sabbatical year, spent in England and Europe in 1937. ---->>>

My own work in spin glass and its consequences has formed some of the intellectual basis for these interests. ---->>>

The ability to reduce everything to simple fundamental laws does not imply the ability to start from those laws and reconstruct the universe. ---->>>

The Nobel Prize gives one the opportunity to take public stands. ---->>>

The years since the Nobel Prize have been productive ones for me. ---->>>

Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer - my father and his brother both became professors. ---->>>

I have also testified repeatedly and published some articles in favor of Small Science. ---->>>

One of our brainchildren is a still viable Science and Society course. ---->>>

The field of quantum valence fluctuations was another older interest which became much more active during this period, partly as a consequence of my own efforts. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 01-13, 1923
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Occupation: Scientist
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Philip Warren Anderson (born December 13, 1923) is an American physicist and Nobel laureate. Anderson has made contributions to the theories of localization, antiferromagnetism, symmetry breaking (including a seminal paper in 1962 discussing symmetry breaking in particle physics, leading to the development of the Standard Model around 10 years later), and high-temperature superconductivity, and to the philosophy of science through his writings on emergent phenomena (wikipedia)