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Harry Oldmeadow

Harry Oldmeadow
Harry Oldmeadow was formerly coordinator of Philosophy and Religious Studies at La Trobe University, Bendigo. His most recent book is Touchstones of the Spirit: Religion, Tradition and Modernity (2012).

Harry Oldmeadow reviews 'Inside the Centre: The life of J. Robert Oppenheimer' by Ray Monk

June 2013, no. 352 26 May 2013
The title of Ray Monk’s biography of Robert Oppenheimer plays on several ‘centres’: the entrancing interior of the atom wherein physicists found the secrets of nuclear energy; the institutional centres of American intellectual life that served as Oppenheimer’s professional milieu; the seductive hubs of political power to which he felt a fatal attraction; his own inner life, full of strange ... (read more)