Table of Contents for Great Essays in Science, 2nd edition

Preface xiii
Prologue 1
FRANCIS BACON The Sphinx 1
CHARLES DARWIN Recapitulation and Conclusion 5
JOHN DEWEY The Influence of Darwinism on Philosophy 18
STEPHEN JAY GOULD Nonmoral Nature 32
WILLIAM JAMES The Problem of Being 46
HAVELOCK ELLIS What Makes a Woman Beautiful? 53
JEAN HENRI FABRE The Sacred Beetle 73
GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON The Logic of Elfland 95
CARL SAGAN Can We Know the Universe? Reflections on a Grain of Salt 102
JOSEPH WOOD KRUTCH The Colloid and the Crystal 110
JOSÉ ORTEGA Y GASSET The Barbarism of "Specialization" 121
THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY Science and Culture 130
JOHN BURROUGHS Science and Literature 149
ISAAC ASIMOV Science and Beauty 167
ERNEST NAGEL Automation 173
JONATHAN NORTON LEONARD Other-Worldly Life 181
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER Physics in the Contemporary World 196
ALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD Religion and Science 215
JOHN DOS PASSOS Proteus 229
JULIAN HUXLEY An Essay on Bird-Mind 233
ARTHUR STANLEY EDDINGTON The Decline of Determinism 251
ALDOUS HUXLEY Science in the Brave New World 273
RACHEL CARSON The Sunless Sea 286
MAURICE MAETERLINCK The Nuptial Flight 305
H.G. WELLS The New Source of Energy 321
Science and Ultimate Truth 330
LAURA FERMI Success 336
SAMUEL GOUDSMIT The Gestapo in Science 349
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON Pan's Pipes 368
SIGMUND FREUD Dreams of the Death of Beloved Persons 374
BERTRAND RUSSELL The Science to Save Us from Science 397
The Greatness of Albert Einstein 408
ALBERT EINSTEIN E=mc2  413
LEWIS THOMAS Seven Wonders 419