Who is Huxley?

  • (noun): English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895).
    Synonyms: Thomas Huxley, Thomas Henry Huxley
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Huxley, Alberta - Demographics
... As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Huxley had a population of 85 living in 35 of its 41 total dwellings, a -4.5% change from its 2006 population of 89 ...
Laura Huxley
... Laura Huxley (née Archera) (November 2, 1911 – December 13, 2007) was an Italian-American musician, author, psychological counselor and lecturer, and the wife of author Aldous Huxley ...
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Laura Huxley - Life and Career
... According to her obituary in the Los Angeles Times, Archera called philosopher and author Aldous Huxley at home, saying that John Huston had promised to finance ... Archera then became close friends with Huxley and his first wife Maria, who died in 1955 ... In 1956, Archera married Huxley ...
Mind At Large
... of Perception and Heaven and Hell by Aldous Huxley ... In this book, Huxley explores the idea that the human mind filters reality, partly because handling the details of all of the impressions and images coming in ... Huxley was administered mescaline, and had an interviewer prompt him to comment on various stimuli around him, such as books and flowers ...

More definitions of "Huxley":

  • (noun): English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963).
    Synonyms: Aldous Huxley, Aldous Leonard Huxley
  • (noun): English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917).
    Synonyms: Andrew Huxley, Andrew Fielding Huxley

Famous quotes containing the word huxley:

    The great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self-respect.
    —Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    The improver of natural knowledge absolutely refuses to acknowledge authority, as such. For him, skepticism is the highest of duties; blind faith the one unpardonable sin.
    —Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?
    —Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)