• The Phenomenon of Man stands square in the tradition of Naturphilosophie, a philosophical indoor pastime of German origin which does not seem even by accident (though there is a great deal of it) to have contributed anything of permanent value to the storehouse of human thought.

    "Review of Teilhard de Chardin's 'The Phenomenon of Man'". "Mind", Vol 70, pp. 99-105, 1961.