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The Origin of Life

Nature volume 128, page 243 (15 August 1931) | Download Citation



The true philosophical mind is not connoted exclusively by an ability of learned and scholarly criticism of existing theories, but primarily by the inquisitive attitude which has really given birth to philosophy, and the courage and power of stating one's findings about the problems considered. The author of “The Origin of Life”, though not a professional philosopher, displays in his book a true philosophical mind in presenting to us his particular answer to the time-honoured question which he asked himself, “What is it all about?”

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