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... of society, every man must find his own living philosophy. This is more than the
sum of one's beliefs, judgments, standards, axioms, put together in an orderly sys
- 205 tern: it is rather a resolution of one's abstract plan XIV. LEWIS MUMFORD.
... our mechanical and financial civilization has forgotten the chief business of life,
namely, growth, reproduction, development. It pays infinite attention to the
incubator — and it forgets the egg. Lewis Mumford Now, the end of all practical
... heroically encountered, is man's true happy ending" ; and in this spirit one can
face with equanimity both life itself, and its tragic and ambiguous rewards.
GEORGE JEAN NATHAN Mn the exposition of what I myself LEWIS MUMFORD
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Autobiographical essays by Einstein, Bertrand Russell, Dewey, Dreiser, H.G. Wells, Nansen, James Jeans, Babbitt, Arthur Keith, James Adams, H.L. Mencken, Julia Peterkin, Lewis Mumford, G.J. Nathan, Hu ... Read full review