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 Karlsruhe: 1919–1920

William Taussig Scott and Martin X. Moleski

in Michael Polanyi

Published in print June 2005 | ISBN: 9780195174335
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835706 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019517433X.003.0003
  Karlsruhe: 1919–1920

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In preparation for a scientific career in Germany, Polanyi chose Australian citizenship and was baptized as a Roman Catholic. During his doctoral studies at Karlsruhe, Polanyi completed his thesis on adsorption and began to work on reaction kinetics. He became engaged to Magda Kemeny, who was also working on a doctorate at the University.

Keywords: Australian citizenship; Roman Catholic baptism; doctoral studies; adsorption; reaction kinetics; engagement; Magda Kemeny

Chapter.  5068 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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