THE RELATIONS BETWEEN SCIENCE AND ETHICS

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OUT of the breakdown of traditional systems of thought, glimmers of new light appear, islands of solid land emerge out of the chaotic flood. Dropping metaphor, the question is whether any new system of thought, sufficiently strong to provide the foundation for living, can be evolved in time to substitute reintegration for disintegration. As science has played a major part in bringing about the disintegration of the old, it should attempt to do at least as much in the new integration.

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HUXLEY, J. THE RELATIONS BETWEEN SCIENCE AND ETHICS. Nature 148, 279–280 (1941) doi:10.1038/148279a0

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