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Thomas Huxley: Making the

PAUL WHITE, Thomas Huxley: Making the 'Man of Science'. Cambridge Science Biographies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. xiv + 205. ISBN 0-521-64967-6. ?16.99,. $22.00 (paperback). doi :10.1017/S0007087406347899 . Although this study is part of the Cambridge Science Biographies series, it is ...


42. A History of Ecological Sciences, Part 42: Victorian Naturalists

History of Ecological Sciences, Part 42: Victorian Naturalists Abroad—. Hooker, Huxley, Wallace. Frank N. Egerton. Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53141. E-mail: [email protected] edu. Hooker, Huxley, and Wallace were leading English naturalists during the Darwinian ...


George Henry Lewes, the Real Man of Science Behind George

Keywords: George Eliot, George Henry. Lewes, Middlemarch, Impressions of Theophrastus Such, Thomas Huxley. George Henry Lewes, like his famous contemporary Charles Darwin, devoted most of his life to advancing scientific knowledge. Though Lewes yearned to be remembered as a scientist, his claim to some fame ...


“Applied Science”

“Applied Science”. A Phrase in Search of a Meaning. By Robert Bud*. ABSTRACT. The term “applied science,” as it came to be popularly used in the 1870s, was a ... When T. H. Huxley deplored the very use of ..... Weiss, The Making of Technological Man: The Social Origins of French Engineering Education (Cambridge,.


The British Society for the History of Science

179. Published by: Cambridge University Press on behalf of The British Society for the History of Science. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4026977 ... Samuel Wilberforce, and the young scientist, Thomas Henry Huxley, a simple and ..... Huxley for their paternal biographies,4 and by Sidgwick in her reminiscing in.

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History of Ecological Sciences, Part 42: Victorian Naturalists

the Ecological Sciences series by F. N. Egerton. History of Ecological Sciences, Part ... Hooker, Huxley, and Wallace were leading English naturalists during the Darwinian Revolution. (McCalman .... (Îsles de Désolation), about latitude 49°S, making magnetic measurements, and Hooker increased its known species from 18 ...


Scientist: The story of a word

TH~ appellation scientist is considered a title of honour, hotly contended for by economists, engineers, physicians, ... To them the word scientist implied making a business of science ; it degraded their labours of love to a ..... Science, at their meetings at York, Oxford, and Cambridge, in the last three summers. There was no ...


Thomas Henry Huxley: The War between Science and Religion

i(Cambridge, 1850); and The Life and Letters of the Reverend Adam Sedgwick, ed. ... Thomas Huxley. "Law, Divinity, Physic, and Politics being in a state of chaotic vibration between utter humbug and utter scepti- cism,"10 Huxley wrote, science alone could .... any other man seemed to make the Newtonian universe safe for.

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Conan Doyle's Ideal Reasoner: The Case of the Reluctant Scientific

included such figures as Thomas Henry Huxley, biologist and 'Darwin's bulldog', ... medicine was not for him, and, after two years, he left for Cambridge, where he ...... biography of Huxley. He characterises Sherlock Holmes as the “apotheosis of Zadig's clinical detective, the scientist-sleuth as a 'fictional superman'” (see: ...


Charles Darwin and The Origin of Species

September: William Henry Flower demonstrates that apes have a characteristic of brain physiognomy originally thought unique to man at a meeting of the British Association for Advancement of Science held at Cambridge. 1863. February: Charles Lyell's Antiquity of Man and. Thomas Huxley's Evidence as to Man's Place in.


Ernst Haeckel's Embryological Illustrations

Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge. CB2 3RH, United ... advice over many years, and Thomas Bach, her successor as Kustos, provided much assistance with this project. ...... On Huxley's frontispiece see Janet Browne, Charles Darwin: A Biography, Vol.


From phrenology to the laboratory: Physiological psychology and

Article. From phrenology to the laboratory: Physiological psychology and the institution of science in Britain (c.1830–80). Tom Quick. Independent scholar, UK. Abstract .... not on the plausibility of making such divisions, but on the functional identity of one of ...... White, P. (2003) Thomas Huxley: Making the 'Man of Science'.


Openness to Scientific Innovation

made to survey multiple events in the history of science, as Thomas Kuhn (1962) did. The Wiley Handbook of ... As Max Planck asserted, based on his own biographical experience, “a new scientific truth does not ... tion of new truths, and make them into clogs upon progress” (Huxley, 1901, vol. 2, p. 117). Hull, Tessner, and ...


How Science Became Technical

26 Paul White, Thomas Huxley: Making the “Man of Science” (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2003);. T. H. Huxley, “On the Educational Value of the Natural History Sciences” (1854), in Huxley, Science and. Education (New York: Collier, 1902), pp. 40–86, on p. 46; and Hermann von Helmholtz, “On the Relation of.


Looking at Darwin: Portraits and the Making of an Icon

Richard Yeo, eds., Telling Lives in Science: Essays on Scientific Biography ( Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press,. 1996); see esp. Geoffrey Cantor, “The Scientist as Hero: Public Images of Michael Faraday,” ibid., pp. 171–193. See also .... confined to people in the present—Thomas Henry Huxley, Ernst Haeckel, and Joseph.


Objects and the Museum

OF SCIENCE. Objects and the Museum. By Samuel J. M. M. Alberti*. ABSTRACT. This survey outlines a history of museums written through biographies of objects in ... 2 Tim Barringer and Tom Flynn, eds., Colonialism and the Object: Empire, Material Culture, and the Museum ... lonialism in the Pacific (Cambridge, Mass.


Robert Chambers and Thomas Henry Huxley, Science

Robert Chambers and Thomas Henry Huxley helped popularize science by writing for general interest .... brother intended to make their Chambers' Edinburgh Journal a forum where a vast amount of information ... Huxley “ plebeianized the Origin, and his Man's Place in Nature was an important attempt to spread Darwin's ...


100 Years of Plant Sciences in Cambridge: 1904–2004

that houses the Department of Plant Sciences or, to use its earlier name, the ... Science. School in South Kensington, where TH Huxley was teaching ... were both of 'gentlemanly stock' to whom an Oxbridge chair would have been an entirely normal way of life for any reasonably intelligent man. Harry Marshall. Ward was the ...


Janet Browne 1. Personal details Janet Elizabeth Bell Browne

Cambridge. MA 02138, USA. Tel: 001-617-495-3550. Email: [email protected] harvard.edu. 2. Education and degrees. B.A.(Mod). Natural Sciences, Trinity ... New Oxford University Press Dictionary of National Biography, Associate Editor, ..... Apes in the Family Tree--Thomas Henry Huxley 100 years On” Trp3: Research.


Crafting Scientific (Auto)Biographies

especially a woman, would make public his or her personal impressions and experiences […]. .... gender – matter in the image I am conveying of the scientist I' m writing about? We offer food for thought, though .... Scientific Biography, ed. by Thomas Söderqvist (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007); 'Focus: Bio- graphy in the History of ...