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July 12, 1941

Judaism and Science, with Other Addresses and Papers from the Writings of Solomon Solis-Cohen and with a Bibliography of the Writings and Addresses of Solomon Solis-Cohen

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By Edward D. Coleman. Cloth. Pp. 274; 84. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1940.

JAMA. 1941;117(2):156. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820280078031

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This book, which contains the writings of Solomon Solis-Cohen, was published by friends of the author in honor of his eighty second birthday. The volume is limited to his nonmedical writings. However, some of the papers bear some relation to medicine, such as "Washington's Death and the Doctors," "Can Our Procedures for the Judicial Determination of the Cause of Death be Bettered?" "The Proper Scope of Scientific (So-Called Expert) Testimony in Trials Involving Pharmacological Questions" and "Tuberculosis: A Social Question." In addition there are papers of general interest, such as "Henry George" and "Franklin, the Philadelphian." All the other papers deal with Jewish life, particularly with Jewish history. A bibliography of all of Solis-Cohen's writings, nonmedical as well as medical, is included in the volume. There is also a list of books that have been dedicated to him by various authors. The book shows the many and varied interests of

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