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Scientific Endeavour and Inferiority Complex

Naturevolume 140pages617619 (1937) | Download Citation



The is a pleasure to greet this work in an English dress. The Spanish original appeared in Madrid in 1923. A personal document, at once historical and self-revealing, it went through three editions before its author's death in 1934. For it to be accessible to a larger audience has been a desideratum for some years.

Recollections of My Life

By Santiago Ramón y Cajal. Translated by Prof. E. Horne Craigie, with the assistance of Prof. Juan Cano. (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 8, Parts 1 and 2.) Part 1. Pp. xi + 272 + 13 plates. Part 2. Pp. ii + 273–638 + plates 14–21, (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society; London: Oxford University Press, 1937.) 22s. 6d. net.

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