Where Is Man?: MORALS

No human society can endure without agreement on certain fundamentals, e.g., why man is in the world, what is his purpose here and how he should try to fulfill it. In the 20th Century, this agreement is weak and fuzzy. Scientists have contributed to the moral confusion.

To define the moral problem and to speculate on a solution was the purpose of M.I.T.'s panel on "Science, Materialism and the Human Spirit." Gentle Jacques Maritain, Professor of Philosophy at Princeton, was not confused about his convictions on the subject. Twentieth Century Man, he said, is...

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