Philip Tobias : Giant in the field of paleo-anthropology
Chris Thurman enagaged in conversation with Prof Philip Tobias world-renowned paleo-anthroplogist at the Boekehuis this Saturday. In addition to his ground breaking work with hominids, Tobias has also been very influential as an anatomist, a geneticist, is an expert on medic-legal ethics and … is a keen lover of cricket! With a twinking eye and a razor sharp sense of humour and irony, Tobias spoke about the background to a book on his life published in 2008: Tobias in Converstion Genes Fossils and Anthropology . The first part of Tobias’ autobiography Into the Past A Memoir was published in 2005. Tobias is currently working on the 2nd part of his life .. from the age of 40 onwards. A remarkable record of a remarkable man.