Evgeny Lifshitz

Evgeny Mikhailovich Lifshitz (Russian: Евгений Михайлович Лифшиц) (February 21, 1915October 29, 1985) was a leading Soviet physicist from a Jewish origin and the brother of Ilya Mikhailovich Lifshitz.


  • We do not aim at « mathematical rigour » of exposition, which in theoretical physics often amounts to self-deception.
    • "Quantum Mechanics: Non-relativistic Theory", together with L. D. Landau, translated by John Menzies (third edition 1991), p. xi

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