This book explores the relationship between science, culture, and society. It discusses biological assumptions made by various communities on human beings and compares them with the scientific attitude. The book acts as a historical document, conveying some of the feeling of living through WWII.
Table of Contents
0. Introduction Science and Culture 1. On whose side is history? 2. Science is not neutral 3. Art between the Wars 4. Art looks to science 5. Science's failure and success Science and Society 6. The emptiness of Fascism 7. Is Communism science? 8. Science and politics 9. Living in a scientific world 10. Believing in science