Eddington on the Nature of the World


THE lectures endowed by Lord Gifford in 1887 for “promoting and diffusing the study of Natural Theology, in the widest sense of the term—in other words, the knowledge of God”—were delivered in 1927 in Edinburgh by Prof. Eddington. At the time they excited an interest which, even after allowing for the traditional intellectual fervour of the Scottish capital, must be regarded as altogether exceptional: and now that they are published, the interest is likely to become universal.

The Nature of the Physical World.

By Prof. A. S. Eddington. (Gifford Lectures, 1927.) Pp. xix + 361. (Cambridge: At the University Press, 1928.) 12s. 6d net.

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WHITTAKER, E. Eddington on the Nature of the World. Nature 123, 4–5 (1929). https://doi.org/10.1038/123004a0

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