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Title: Thomas Henry Huxley
A Character Sketch

Author: Leonard Huxley

Release Date: March 21, 2005 [EBook #15429]

Language: English

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LIFE-STORIES OF FAMOUS MEN




THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY




ISSUED FOR THE
RATIONALIST PRESS ASSOCIATION,
LIMITED

[Illustration: From a Photograph by Elliott and Fry: Frontispiece]



LIFE-STORIES OF FAMOUS MEN



THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY

A CHARACTER SKETCH


BY

LEONARD HUXLEY, LL.D.


LONDON:
WATTS & CO.,
17 JOHNSON'S COURT, FLEET STREET, E.C.4
1920




CONTENTS

PAGE

I. INTRODUCTORY 1
II. EARLY DAYS 2
III. MEDICAL TRAINING 13
IV. VOYAGE OF THE "RATTLESNAKE" AND ITS SEQUEL 17
V. LEHRJAHRE 23
VI. VERACITY AND AGNOSTICISM 29
VII. CONTROVERSY AND THE BATTLE OF THE "ORIGIN" 37
VIII. PUBLIC SPEAKING AND LECTURES 43
IX. POPULAR EDUCATION 51
X. EDUCATION; ESPECIALLY OF TEACHERS AND WOMEN 60
XI. METHODS OF WORK 65
XII. SCIENCE AND ETHICS 72
XIII. MORALITY AND THE CHURCH 80
XIV. LIFE AND FRIENDSHIPS 84
XV. CHARLES DARWIN 92
XVI. HOOKER, FORBES, TYNDALL, SPENCER 100
XVII. IN THE FAMILY CIRCLE 111
XVIII. SOME LETTERS AND TABLE-TALK 117

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