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' What is Man ? '—VI

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Professor JULIAN HUXLEY : Man and Reality '
THIS evening Professor Julian Huxley , the distinguished biologist who introduced this sub-scries five weeks ago, returns to summarize the scientific view of man in the light of the information imparted in Dr. John Baker 's four talks. The physicist looks at the universe as, an outsido observer. The biologist must include himself and his mind in what he studies. In trying to define reality, he is brought up against the mind in all its aspects, emotional and aesthetic, as well as intellectual. Reality must include all these aspects. We probably never shall attain complete scientific or philosophic understanding, but science can make the world, or certain aspects of it, interesting and intellectually coherent. The talk concludes the first two parts of the science series. On January 6 begins a symposium on Science and Civilization : the speakers are to include such distinguished men as Lord Russell, J. B. S. Haldane , Sir Oliver Lodge , and Hilaire Belloc.

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Unknown: Professor Julian Huxley
Unknown: Professor Julian Huxley
Unknown: Dr. John Baker
Unknown: J. B. S. Haldane
Unknown: Sir Oliver Lodge
Unknown: Hilaire Belloc.

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