Modern Problems


A COLLECTION of essays which have for the most part appeared before as articles or addresses, but which were well worth gathering together and publishing in more permanent form. The subjects dealt with are chiefly social and philosophic—the function of money, universal arbitration and the irrationality of war, Poor Law reform, the position of woman, the drink question, the nature of time, the philosophy of Bergson—these will indicate the wide scope of the book. All the chapters are characterised by the admirably lucid yet thorough exposition which Sir Oliver Lodge's writings always present; and the conclusions, definite though cool and undogmatic, are full of that ripe wisdom which only a wide human outlook on life can give.

Modern Problems.

Sir Oliver Lodge, F.R.S. Pp. vii + 320. (London: Methuen and Co., Ltd., 1912.) Price 5s. net.

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