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Scientific Adventure and Social Progress

Nature volume 135, pages 245247 (16 February 1935) | Download Citation



THE national lecture by Dr. T. R. Glover on the challenge of the Greek, broadcast on December 19, vividly recalls in its plea for the classical discipline one of the most suggestive passages in Prof. A. N. Whitehead's “Adventures of Ideas”. In brief compass, Dr. Glover set forth the antithesis which Greek customs, ways of living and outlook on life present to those characteristic of this age, and suggested certain aspects of Greek life which are worthy of our consideration.

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