ARGENTINA: The Well-Proportioned Man

Argentina played host last week to some 200 scholars and savants from 19 countries. They met in lovely Mendoza, in the foothills of the Andes, to ponder the philosophy of modern man.

Dr. Ireneo Fernando Cruz, realistic rector of the budding University of Cuyo, had organized the Congress of Philosophy. Object: to boost the prestige of Argentina and its government, on which all Argentine universities depend for handouts.

The first replies to the invitations, which went to most of the Who's Who of Western Hemisphere philosophers, were anything but favorable. All Cuban and...

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