NOBEL PRIZE WINNING ONTOLOGIST HANDWRITES HIS THOUGHTS ON SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND LIFE: “IN RESEARCH, JUST AS IN PRACTICAL LIFE, SKEPTICISM IS NEEDED REGARDING CLAIMS, IDEAS, AND PRESUMED FACTS….”
ROBERT BARANY (1876-1936) SIGNED QUOTE, “R. Barany, Upsala, 5. II. 29”, on a card 4.25 x 3.5, by the ethnic Hungarian ontologist (diseases and treatment of the ear) from Austria who received the 1914 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on the physiology and pathology of the vestibular apparatus. He did not receive his award until 1916 because he was in a Russian prisoner of war camp during WWI and his release was negotiated in 1916. He was a professor at Uppsala University Faculty of Medicine. His handwritten quote translated in full: “In research, just as in practical life, skepticism is needed regarding claims, ideas, and presumed facts. However, without optimism and trust, nothing new is achievable or feasible in either research or practical life.” The card is in fine condition, with minor age toning.