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Unconscious Memory

Nature volume 85, page 3 (03 November 1910) | Download Citation



IT is probable that Butler will live in history as the writer of “Erewhon,” but his more serious works, dealing with what may be called the philosophical side of biology, are still worth reading, and Mr. Fifield's re-issue will be welcomed by many. The volume under review consists partly of rather personal polemic against Darwin, and partly of a further development of Butler's views as expressed in his “Life and Habit.” These views may be summarised as follows.

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