Scientific Research and Social Needs


IN this book, Prof. Julian Huxley has given a connected picture of ‘British science’, with particular reference to its relation to social needs, as the outcome of a broad survey of the whole field, undertaken by him at the suggestion of the British Broadcasting Corporation. The basis of the book is furnished by twelve talks and discussions that were broadcast. Here they have been considerably revised and amplified to fit them for publication in book form. The result is a volume of outstanding interest, fascination and usefulness.

Scientific Research and Social Needs.

By Julian Huxley. With an Introductory Chapter by Sir William Bragg, and Discussions with Prof. H. Levy, Sir Thomas D. Barlow and Prof. P. M. S. Blackett. (The Library of Science and Culture.) Pp. xvi + 287 + 40 plates. (London: Watts and Co., 1934.) 7s. 6d. net.

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W., J. Scientific Research and Social Needs . Nature 134, 83–84 (1934).

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