Emanuel Lasker III: “Labors and Legacy – Chess, Philosophy, and Psychology”

Recently, the Emanuel Lasker Society and the Excelsior Verlag published the third and final volume of their huge biography of Emanuel Lasker, mathematician, philosopher, writer, and World Champion from 1894 to 1921. Richard Forster, Michael Negele and Raj Tischbierek edited the three volumes. Like its predecessors, the third sheds light on many aspects of Lasker’s personality and his wide ranging intellectual interests, and it is a beautiful, carefully designed book well worth reading.

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