Abortion, Alienation, Anomie

Peter Medawar

  • Prejudices: A Philosophical Dictionary by Robert Nisbet
    Harvard, 318 pp, £12.25, November 1982, ISBN 0 674 70065 1

I have reason to believe that the Harvard University Press has it in mind to revive the literary genre of which the exemplar is Voltaire’s Dictionnaire Philosophique – a bright idea, for Voltaire’s Dictionary is still read with delight by those who have come to think the better-known Candide intolerably tiresome.

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