From the Back Cover
About the Author
Director of the Center for the Study of Society and Medicine at the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is the author of The Discovery of the Asylum, Conscience and Convenience, and Strangers at the Bedside.
Gordon Hawkins has degrees from the London School of Economics and the University of Toronto. After his service in WWII in naval intelligence, he was presenter of the CBC's TV and radio discussion program, Citizen's Forum. Author of THE DE COSMOS ENIGMA (Ronsdale Press, 2015), he has long been interested in Amor De Cosmos and has spent many years researching his life story. Gordon makes his home in Victoria, BC. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.