Ends and Means

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First edition (publ. Chatto & Windus)

Ends and Means (an Enquiry Into the Nature of Ideals and Into the Methods Employed for Their Realization) is a book of essays written by Aldous Huxley. Published in 1937, the book contains illuminating tracts on war, religion, nationalism and ethics, and was cited as a major influence on Thomas Merton in his autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain.

The first American edition was published concurrently in 1937 under publisher Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York and London.