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[The paper given was a draft for the presidential address to Section C (Geology) of the British Association, delivered at Blackpool on September 14 1936. Published as ‘Palaeontology and humanity’, British Association Sectional Address, Section C, pp. 57–80. Extracts were published in Nature 138, 534–37. See George Sarton and Frances Siegel, ‘Forty-Ninth Critical Bibliography of the History and Philosophy of Science and of the History of Civilization’ Isis, 27 (1937), 117-200 (p. 183); and P. Allen, ‘Herbert Leader Hawkins: 1887-1968’, in Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, 16 (1970), 315-329.] Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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