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American Addresses With a Lecture On The Study Of Biology

By: Thomas H. Huxley
Published By: Double9 Books
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"American Addresses" is a collection of thought-provoking lectures and speeches introduced via the eminent British scientist and philosopher, Thomas Henry Huxley. This compilation showcases Huxley's keen intellect and his engagement with pressing troubles of the time. Throughout the addresses, Huxley tackles a extensive range of topics, together with science, training, ethics, and the relationship between religion and science. He became a staunch advocate for the significance of clinical inquiry and rational thought in society, and his eloquent speeches mirror his determination to the promoting of understanding and cause. Huxley's enticing and persuasive style, mixed with his deep information of diverse scientific disciplines, made him a prominent discern within the intellectual panorama of the 19th century. His passionate protection of the clinical technique and secularism resonated with audiences on each sides of the Atlantic. "American Addresses" isn't always most effective a testament to Huxley's highbrow prowess however also a historic report that offers insight into the intellectual debates of the era. His eloquent and idea-upsetting speeches preserve to inspire scientists, students, and thinkers, reminding us of the iconic significance of technology, reason, and the pursuit of information in our society.

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Thomas H. Huxley

Thomas Henry Huxley (May 4, 1825 – June 29, 1895) was an English scientist and anthropologist who specialized in comparative anatomy. He became known as "Darwin's Bulldog" because of his support for Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. Although some historians believe that the surviving tale of Huxley's famous 1860 Oxford evolution discussion with Samuel Wilberforce is a later invention, it was a pivotal occasion in the wider acceptance of evolution and in his own career. Huxley had planned to leave Oxford the day before, but after meeting Robert Chambers, the author of Vestiges, he changed his mind and chose to participate in the debate. Richard Owen, with whom Huxley also discussed whether humans were closely connected to apes, coached Wilberforce. Huxley was slow to adopt certain of Darwin's concepts, including as gradualism, and was undecided about natural selection, but he was a staunch supporter of Darwin in public. He was instrumental in promoting scientific education in Britain, and he fought against more radical religious traditions. Huxley invented the term "agnosticism" in 1869 and expanded on it in 1889 to define the nature of claims in terms of what is and is not knowable.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 86Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359321168
  • ISBN-13:9789359321165
  • Item Weight: 129g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 5.21mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Juvenile Nonfiction / General