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 ... He also published Thomas Henry Huxley a character sketch, and a short biography of Darwin. 1900 Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ... 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 ... film) - Groucho Marx is Professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff, Dean of Huxley College ...
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" (Ham ... 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 ...

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    “Learn what is true, in order to do what is right,” is the summing up of the whole duty of man, for all who are unable to satisfy their mental hunger with the east wind of authority.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    Take a decayed Christian ... and the remains of a Stoic; mix thoroughly with good manners, a bit of money and an old-fashioned education; simmer for several years in a university. Result: a scholar and a gentleman. Well, there were worse types of human being.
    —Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    Do not go gentle into that good night,
    Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
    Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
    —Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    I protest that if some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is right, on condition of being turned into a sort of clock and would up every morning before I got out of bed, I should instantly close with the offer.
    —Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)