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Unformatted text preview: cooperate in any way with the teacher who had punished him. As Werner matured, it became clear that science would be his path, though he apparently toyed with the idea of pursuing music. He often hibernated in his inner world, but this withdrawal contributed to the development not of a wild imagination, but of an abstract, logical, and mathematical mind. The reasons for this development are numerous. Werner's father's early challenges must have contributed to his precocity, while the stability and exactness of science may have appealed to his emotional sensitivity. Werner's was further disrupted in 1910, when his father received an appointment to the only professorial chair in Germany for Byzantine philology. The entire family had to relocate to Munich....
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- Fall '08