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Julian Huxley: Biologist and Statesman of Science

C. Kenneth Waters

Julian Huxley: Biologist and Statesman of Science

Proceedings of a Conference Held at Rice University 25-27 September 1987

by C. Kenneth Waters

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Published by Rice University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biology, Life Sciences,
  • Congresses,
  • Biology (General),
  • Science,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • England,
  • General,
  • Huxley, Julian,
  • Biography,
  • 1887-1975,
  • Biologists,
  • Huxley, Julian,

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlbert Van Helden (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8232140M
    ISBN 10089263314X
    ISBN 109780892633142

    Huxley and Heathorn had eight children over the next decade, and later they became grandparents to evolutionary biologist Julian Huxley and writer Aldous Huxley. Huxley gave popular science lectures and developed his own course at the Royal School of Mines, wrote a regular science column for the Westminister Review, and helped to organize the. Julian Huxley: Biologist and Statesman of Science. C. Kenneth Waters, Albert Van Helden & Julian Huxley - - Journal of the History of Biology 27 (2) details.

    Definitions of Julian_Huxley, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of Julian_Huxley, analogical dictionary of Julian_Huxley (English). Thomas Henry Huxley - Thomas Henry Huxley - The old lion: With a radical home secretary making Huxley an inspector of fisheries in , his pay was finally augmented. But so was the strain. The final blow came as his talented daughter Marian went mad after (she died in Paris, under the care of the renowned neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot, in ).

    A member of the distinguished British Huxley family, Julian Huxley () was a man of many talents and enormous energy. At the beginning of his career, he founded the biology department at Rice Institute, where he taught for three years before going on to . The Science of Life is a book written by H. G. Wells, Julian Huxley and G. P. Wells, published in three volumes by The Waverley Publishing Company Ltd in –30, giving a popular account of all major aspects of biology as known in the s. It has been called "the first modern textbook of biology" and "the best popular introduction to the biological sciences.".


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While this volume concentrates on Huxley's contributions to field and laboratory biology, it also provides the first in-depth. Julian Huxley () was a man of many talents and enormous energy. At the beginning of his career, he founded the Biology Department at Rice Institute, where he taught for three years before going on to achieve eminence as a biologist, statesman, and intellectual.

Product Information. Julian Huxley () was a man of many talents and enormous energy. At the beginning of his career, he founded the Biology Department at Rice Institute, where he taught for three years before going on to achieve eminence as a biologist, statesman, and intellectual.

A member of the distinguished British Huxley family, Julian Huxley (–) was a man of many talents and enormous energy. At the beginning of his career, he founded the biology department at Rice Institute, where he taught for three years before going on to achieve eminence as a biologist, statesman, and : Sir Julian Sorell Huxley FRS (22 June – 14 February ) was an English evolutionary biologist, humanist and internationalist.

He was born in London, and died was a proponent of natural selection, and a leading figure in the modern evolutionary synthesis. He was Secretary of the Zoological Society of London (–), the first Director of UNESCO, and a founding member of. Description: Julian Huxley () was a man of many talents and enormous energy.

At the beginning of his career, he founded the Biology Department at Rice Institute, where he taught for three years before going on to achieve eminence as a biologist, statesman, and intellectual. Get this from a library. Julian Huxley, biologist and statesman of science: proceedings of a conference held at Rice University, September [C Kenneth Waters; Albert Van Helden;].

A member of the distinguished British Huxley family, Julian Huxley (–) was a man of many talents and enormous energy. At the beginning of his career, he founded the biology department at Rice Institute, where he taught for three years before going on to achieve eminence as a biologist, statesman, and intellectual.

While this volume concentrates on Huxley’s contributions to field. Julian Huxley and the Eugenical View of Human Evolution. In: Waters C. Kenneth, Van Helden Albert., editors. Julian Huxley: Biologist and Statesman of Science: Proceedings of a Conference held at Rice University September Rice University Press; Houston: pp.

– [Google Scholar] Paul Diane, Waters, Van Helden. Julian Cited by: 3. Add tags for "Julian Huxley, biologist and statesman of science: proceedings of a conference held at Rice University, September ". Be the first. Similar Items. Abstract. More than any other British biologist, except perhaps his own paternal grandfather Thomas Henry, Julian Huxley merits the epithet: Statesman of Science (this was the title chosen for the other Huxley Centenary symposium, which was held at Rice University, Texas just a few days after the Eugenics Society meeting in London).Cited by: Huxley, Julian.

WORKS BY HUXLEY. Julian Sorell Huxley (born ), English biologist, writer, and publicist, is the grandson of Thomas Henry Huxley, the son of Leonard Huxley, biographer, poet, and editor, and of Julia Francis, the founder of Priors Field School for Girls, and the older brother of Aldous was King’s scholar at Eton and Brakenbury scholar at Balliol.

Julian Sorell Huxley was a British evolutionary biologist, eugenicist, educator, author and diplomat. He was the first Director of UNESCO, a founding member of the World Wildlife Fund, secretary of the Zoological Society of London and the first President of the British Humanist Association.

Julian Huxley: Biologist and Statesman of Science edited by C. Kenneth Waters and Albert Van Helden, Rice University Press, Houston, Texas, pp$ Are there still giants in the land. When. Julian Huxley: biologist and statesman of science. Houston. bibliography) say it was published in three volumes – Both may be correct: see publishing history of The Science of Life in Works section.

^ Olby R. in Waters, C. Kenneth and Van Helden, Albert (eds) Julian Huxley: biologist and statesman of science. Rice University. Julian Huxley: biography 22 June – 14 February Terms coined Huxley’s use of language was highly skilled, and when no word seemed to suit he invented one.

These are the most significant: Clade a monophyletic taxon; a single species and its descendents. Cline a gradient of gene frequencies in a [ ].

Essays in Waters and Van Helden's anthology provide specialized microstudies; see C. Waters and A. Van Helden (eds), Julian Huxley, biologist and statesman of science (Rice University Press, Houston, TX, ). Baker's memorial emphasizes Huxley's technical scientific work and provides a basic by: 5.

Julian Huxley: biologist and statesman of science. Houston. bibliography) say it was published in three volumes – Both may be correct: see publishing history of The Science of Life in Works section.

↑ Olby R. in Waters, C. Kenneth and Van Helden, Albert (eds) Julian Huxley: biologist and statesman of science. Rice University Born: 22 JuneLondon, England. Julian Huxley was grandson of Thomas Henry the great defender of Darwin, son of Leonard the publisher, and brother of Aldous the essayist and novelist.

This was a family that lived and breathed ideas about humans and nature, science and the future, evolution and social progress.

Indeed his entire gen-File Size: KB. The Science of Life is a book written by H. G. Wells, Julian Huxley and G. P. Wells, published in three volumes by The Waverley Publishing Company Ltd in –30, giving a popular account of all major aspects of biology as known in the s.

It has been called "the first modern textbook of biology" and "the best popular introduction to the biological sciences".Author: H. G. Wells, Julian S. Huxley, and G. P. Wells.Aldous Huxley, in full Aldous Leonard Huxley, (born JGodalming, Surrey, England—died NovemLos Angeles, California, U.S.), English novelist and critic gifted with an acute and far-ranging intelligence whose works are notable for their wit and pessimistic remains best known for one novel, Brave New World (), a model for much dystopian science fiction.

A Recent Huxley. (Book Reviews: If I am to be Remembered. The Life and Work of Julian Huxley, with Selected Correspondence.; Julian Huxley. Biologist and Statesman of Science.)Author: David L. Hull.