Books: Scientific Humanism

DANGEROUS THOUGHTS — Lancelot Hogben—Norton ($2.75).

Biologist Lancelot Hogben, author of Mathematics for the Million and Science for the Citizen, is as bright as he is handsome. When he was elected Fellow of Great Britain's Royal Society, they called him young. Now 44, he holds the world-famed Regius Professorship of Natural History at the University of Aberdeen.

Dangerous Thoughts shows U. S. readers the impertinent Hogben intelligence at work in a set of 15 cocky, popularly scientific essays. Two pieces give the blat to Marxian dogmatists, to the theory of the "inevitability" of class war; advise Socialists to realize the importance of the...

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