Science and Intellectual Liberty


As a German professor, living abroad and without any official connexion with the National-Socialist Government or Party, I would appreciate the publication of some remarks on the attitude of the German Government towards science. On this topic an article was published in NATURE of May 12 under the title “Science and Intellectual Liberty” and a letter by Prof. J. B. S. Haldane appeared in the same issue. Other articles and letters have been published in NATURE, in one of which (June 17, 1933) it was said that “intellectual companionship” with Germany has been made “difficult”.

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WOLTERECK, R. Science and Intellectual Liberty. Nature 134, 27–28 (1934).

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