Notes on Human Nature

May 1941
New Republic;5/12/41, Vol. 104 Issue 19, p659
Presents opinions of book writer and critic Oliver Allston on human nature. Opinion of Allston on queer things associated with other people; Perspective of Allston of the effect of vogue of psychology on the sense of character by people of modern age; View of Allston on who determines the value of civilization; Reaction of Allston as a result of portrayal of indifference from other people on the study of character; Comments of Allston of religious denominations.


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