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The Jessie and John Danz Lectures

In 1961, Mr. John Danz, a Seattle pioneer, and his wife, Jessie Danz, made a substantial gift to the University of Washington to establish a perpetual fund to provide income to be used to bring to the University of Washington each year "distinguished scholars of national and international reputation who have concerned themselves with the impact of science and philosophy on man's perception of a rational universe." Through these books, Jessie and John Danz lecturers speak to the people and scholars of the world, as they have spoken to audiences at the University of Washington and in the Pacific Northwest Community.

The Human Crisis, by Julian Huxley

Of Men and Galaxies, by Fred Hoyle

The Challenge of Science, by George Boas

Of Molecules and Men, by Francis Crick

Nothing But or Something More, by Jacquetta Hawkes

How Musical Is Man?, by John Blacking

Abortion in a Crowded World: The Problem of Abortion with Special Reference to India, by S. Chandrasekhar

World Culture and the Black Experience, by Ali Mazrui

Energy for Tomorrow, by Philip H. Abelson

Plato's Universe, by Gregory Vlastos P> The Nature of Biography, by Robert Gittings

Darwinism and Human Affairs, by Richard D. Alexander

Arms Control and SALT II, by W. K. H. Panofsky

Promethean Ethics: Living with Death, Competition, and Triage, by Garrett Hardin

Social Environment and Health, Stewart Wolf

The Possible and the Actual , by Francois Jacob

Facing the Threat of Nuclear Weapons, by Sidney D. Drell

Symmetries, Asymmetries, and the World of Particles, by T. D. Lee

Symbolism of Habitat: An Interpretation of Landscape in the Arts, Jay Appleton

The Essence of Chaos, by Edward N. Lorenz

Environmental Health Risks and Public Policy: Decision Making in Free Societies, by David V. Bates

Language and Human Behavior, by Derek Bickerton

The Uses of Ecology: Lake Washington and Beyond, by W. T. Edmondson


Titles without links are listed as out of print with the University of Washington Press.