NEW BOTTLES FOR NEW WINE by Julian Huxley

NEW BOTTLES FOR NEW WINE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

At their broadest, these collected essays embrace the specific humanism of the world's leading spokesman for biology, his concepts of man within the continuous and total process of evolution, his convictions about the threat of overpopulation, his speculations on the contributions that biology may make to anthropology, his religious and spiritual conclusions about life as they have emerged from his professional work and private reflection. At their narrowest, the essays descant upon the bizarre protective devices of various orders of the plant and animal kingdom, the phenomena of love and the various meanings of the word, the fallacies of the Soviet state. The essays are- though not equally- humorous, keenly imaginative, filled with social conscience, realistic about world problems, humble in their appreciation of the skills and seductions of nature, kindly, and in one all- encompassing word- majestic. For any inquiring, adult audience.

Pub Date: March 5th, 1958
Publisher: Harper