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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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 ...
Agnosticism - History - Thomas Henry Huxley
... 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 "unknowabl ... 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 ...
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 ... He also published Thomas Henry Huxley a character sketch, and a short biography of Darwin. 1900 Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley ...
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 British actor Toby Jones in the 2009 film Creation ... 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 ... 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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    Government by average opinion is merely a circuitous method of going to the devil; those who profess to lead but in fact slavishly follow this average opinion are simply the fastest runners and the loudest squeakers of the herd which is rushing blindly down to its destruction.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    Do what you can to do what you ought, and leave hoping and fearing alone.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one’s never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
    —Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    Dressed to die, the sensual strut begun,
    With my red veins full of money,
    In the final direction of the elementary town
    I advance for as long as forever is.
    —Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    Matter and force are the two names of the one artist who fashions the living as well as the lifeless.
    —Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)