October 12, 1963

Philosophy of Science. The Delaware Seminar.

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Vol. 1: 1961-62. Edited by Bernard Baumrin. 370 pp. $9.75. Interscience Publishers, a division of John Wiley & Sons, 605 Third Ave, New York 16, 1963

JAMA. 1963;186(2):169. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03710020089046

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Some studies, especially those of Dobzhansky and of Bentley Glass, on the philosophical aspects of biology, will interest the thoughtful physician. Nevertheless the volume as a whole shows spotty coverage, distressingly heterogeneous approach, and marked inequality in expository skill. The general bibliography offers excellent suggestions for further reading.

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