Who is 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
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on 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 ...
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 would be ... Huxley was administered mescaline, and had an interviewer prompt him to comment on various stimuli around him, such as books and flowers ...
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 ...
Star Riders' Championship - Results
1929-1935 Year 1st 2nd 3rd 1929 (Overseas) Frank Arthur beat Vic Huxley 1929 (Britain) Roger Frogley beat Jack Parker 1930 Vic Huxley beat Frank Arthur 1931 Ray Tauser Vic Huxley ...
Laura Huxley - Life and Career
... called philosopher and author Aldous Huxley at home, saying that John Huston had promised to finance her proposed documentary film on the Palio di Siena if she could get Huxley to agree to write a ... Archera then became close friends with Huxley and his first wife Maria, who died in 1955 ... In 1956, Archera married Huxley ...

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

Famous quotes containing the word huxley:

    Only man is not content to leave things as they are but must always be changing them, and when he has done so, is seldom satisfied with the result.
    —Elspeth Huxley (b. 1907)

    I will have no Parsons around me but such as drink deep, ride to Hounds and caress the Wives and Daughters of their Parishioners. A Virtuous Parson does nothing to test or exercise the Faith of his Flock.
    —Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    Misery is a match that never goes out.
    —Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)