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The Freedom of Man


SCIENTIFIC writers who have turned to the philosophical interpretation of science are invariably concerned with the relation between man and the physical and biological science he creates. These writers fall, roughly speaking, into three schools.

The Freedom of Man

By Arthur H. Compton. (The Terry Lectures.) Pp. xii + 153. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press; London: Oxford University Press, 1935.) 9s. net.

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LEVY, H. The Freedom of Man. Nature 138, 6–7 (1936).

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