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UNESCO: Its Purpose and Philosophy

UNESCO was created “to contribute to peace and security by promoting collaboration among the nations through education, science, and culture.” No one spoke with greater authority about the plan for UNESCO than Julian Huxley. This facsimile More…

The Brown Dog and His Memorial

Book. In 1907, London medical students protested over a statue raised to a little brown dog. Bonfires burned late into the night. Large groups marched through the streets clashing with police. Gangs were arrested trying More…

The Nature of Gothic

Ruskin’s famous essay The Nature of Gothic first appeared as a chapter in his 1853 The Stones of Venice. This chapter proved immensely popular and took on a life of its own. It helped define style More…

The Brown Dog in Battersea Park

Book. Anti-vivisection campaigners unveiled their memorial to a little brown dog in 1906 in Battersea, London. That dog’s treatment had been the centre of a libel trial making London medical schools the focus of national More…

Sewall Wright Taught Me

Sewall Wright taught throughout his long career. Between 1926-1955, he worked at the University of Chicago. During this time, he developed and taught both undergraduate and graduate courses. By the early 1930s, Wright’s teaching load More…