“The Relations between Science and Ethics”


I WOULD like to make a reply to some of the very interesting comments on my article1 on the relations of science and ethics. I will try to be brief although some of the questions raised are probably due to the brevity of the original discussion. I will not allude to all the points of agreement, which are actually more numerous than some of the writers suggested. Thus I entirely agree with Dr. Matthews that ideas affect societies; in fact I supported this point by a quotation from Engels.

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WADDINGTON, C. “The Relations between Science and Ethics”. Nature 148, 342–343 (1941) doi:10.1038/148342a0

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