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Julian Huxley, biologist and statesman of science : proceedings of a conference held at Rice University, 25-27 September 1987

Author: C Kenneth Waters; Albert Van Helden
Publisher: Houston, Tex. : Rice University Press, ©1992.
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Julian Huxley, biologist and statesman of science.
Houston, Tex. : Rice University Press, c1992
(OCoLC)621318568
Named Person: Julian Huxley; Julian Huxley; Julian Sorell Huxley
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Kenneth Waters; Albert Van Helden
ISBN: 089263314X 9780892633142
OCLC Number: 25706483
Description: xii, 344 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Revising our picture of Julian Huxley / C. Kenneth Waters --
From a Victorian to a modern : Julian Huxley and the English intellectual climate / Colin Divall --
Particulars in Huxley's intellectual climate / Peter Stansky --
The English style of Huxley's thought / Martin J. Wiener --
Huxley's place in twentieth-century biology / Robert Olby --
Julian Huxley in the laboratory : embracing inquisitiveness and widespread curiosity / J.A. Witkowski --
Huxley's interest in developmental biology / Elof A. Carlson --
The elements of experimental embryology : a synthesis for animal development / Frederick B. Churchilll --
Huxley and the rise of ethology / Richard W. Burkhardt Jr. --
The tension at the heart of Huxley's evolutionary ethology / John R. Durant --
Comments and recollections / Solly Zuckerman --
Progress in evolution and meaning in life / William B. Provine --
Julian Huxley and the evolutionary synthesis / John Beatty --
Julian Huxley and the eugenical view of human evolution / Garland E. Allen --
The value of diversity in Huxley's eugenics / Diane B. Paul --
The dynamics of Huxley's views on race and eugenics / Elazar Barkan --
Huxley and the popularization of science / Daniel J. Kevles --
The ambiguity of popularization / D.L. LeMahieu --
The British context of Huxley's popularization / Robert L. Patten --
Appendix. The Julian Sorell Huxley papers, Rice University Library / Nancy L. Boothe.
Responsibility: edited by C. Kenneth Waters, Albert Van Helden.
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