Books: Atom-Wise Reverence

THE SCIENCES AND PHILOSOPHY—J. S. Haldane—Doubleday, Doran ($3.75).

Scientists are not usually interested in philosophy or religion. Professional men, they are apt to find their profession exclusively engrossing. But Biologist John Scott Haldane, of Oxford University, is not content to breathe his last in the special atmosphere of his laboratory. He has attained a comprehensive view of life, reached "matured conclusions." The University of Glasgow invited him to lecture. He did, and this book, ambitious, anti-popular, significant, is the result. In it Biologist Haldane attempts to "bring consistency into the inheritance which...

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