Joseph Needham

03 Oct 1994 12:02

His contributions to biology and the history of science. How he came to be such a true-red Marxist. He suggests that scientific and proto-scientific movements have historically been allied with mysiticism, democracy and crafts guilds --- how strong is the evidence, or is this just the wish-fulfillment of a deeply religious and Marxist scientist?

When will his autobiography be translated into English?