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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Laura Huxley - Life and Career
... obituary in the Los Angeles Times, Archera called philosopher and author Aldous Huxley at home, saying that John Huston had promised to finance her proposed documentary ... Archera then became close friends with Huxley and his first wife Maria, who died in 1955 ... In 1956, Archera married Huxley ...
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 ...
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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 ...
Mind At Large
... 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 would be ... 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 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
  • (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

Famous quotes containing the word huxley:

    The business of a seer is to see; and if he involves himself in the kind of God-eclipsing activities which make seeing impossible, he betrays the trust which his fellows have tacitly placed in him.
    —Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    It is not to be forgotten that what we call rational grounds for our beliefs are often extremely irrational attempts to justify our instincts.
    —Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    But then people don’t read literature in order to understand; they read it because they want to re-live the feelings and sensations which they found exciting in the past. Art can be a lot of things; but in actual practice, most of it is merely the mental equivalent of alcohol and cantharides.
    —Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)