Who is Thomas Henry Huxley?

  • (noun): English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895).
    Synonyms: Huxley, Thomas Huxley

Thomas Henry Huxley

Thomas Henry Huxley PC FRS (4 May 1825 – 29 June 1895) was an English biologist (anatomist), known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.

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Leonard Huxley (writer) - Biography - Work
... Huxley's major biographies were the three volumes of Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley and the two volumes of Life and Letters of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker OM GCSI ... He also published Thomas Henry Huxley a character sketch, and a short biography of Darwin. 1900 Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley ...
Agnosticism - History - Thomas Henry Huxley
... skepticism, but the terms agnostic and agnosticism were created by Huxley to sum up his thoughts on contemporary developments of metaphysics about the "unconditioned" (Hamilton) and the "unknowable" (Herbert ... It is important, therefore, to discover Huxley's own views on the matter ... Though Huxley began to use the term "agnostic" in 1869, his opinions had taken shape some time before that date ...
Huxley Family - Thomas Henry Huxley - Sir Leonard George Holden Huxley (distant Cousin)
... Sir Leonard George Holden Huxley KBE (1902–1988) was second cousin once removed of T.H.H ... Much of his life was spent in Australia, though he was at Oxford from 1923–30 ...
Thomas Henry Huxley - Literature, Film Etc.
... Huxley appears alongside Charles Darwin and Samuel Wilberforce in the play Darwin in Malibu by British playwright Crispin Whittell and is portrayed by ... Huxley is referred to as the tutor of the main character, Edward Prendick, in HG Wells' 1896 science fiction novel The Island of Dr Moreau ... (1932 Marx Brothers film) - Groucho Marx is Professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff, Dean of Huxley College ...
Henry IV Of France
... Henry IV (13 December 1553 – 14 May 1610), Henri-Quatre, was King of Navarre (as Henry III) from 1572 to 1610 and King of France from 1589 to 1610 ... As a Huguenot, Henry was involved in the Wars of Religion he barely escaped the St ... On the death of the childless Henry III, he ascended the throne of France in 1589, but had to abjure his Calvinist faith ...

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    Orthodoxy is the Bourbon of the world of thought. It learns not, neither can it forget.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    Mathematics may be compared to a mill of exquisite workmanship, which grinds your stuff to any degree of fineness; but, nevertheless, what you get out depends on what you put in; and as the grandest mill in the world will not extract wheat flour from peascods, so pages of formulae will not get a definite result out of loose data.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895)

    Henri IV’s feet and armpits enjoyed an international reputation.
    —Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    I know
    No answer to the children’s cry
    Of echo’s answer and the man of frost
    And ghostly comets over the raised fists.
    —Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)