Who is Thomas Huxley

Thomas Henry Huxley (4 May 1825 – 29 June 1895) was an English biologist and anthropologist specialising in comparative anatomy. He has become known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.The stories regarding Huxley's famous 1860 Oxford evolution debate with Samuel Wilberforce were a key moment in the wider acceptance of evolution and in his own career, although historians think that the surviving story of the debate is a later fabrication. Huxley had been planning to leave Oxford on the previous day, but, after an encounter with Robert Chambers, the author of Vestiges, he changed his mind and decided to join the debate. Wilberforce was coached by Richard Owen, against whom Huxley also debated about whether humans were closely related to apes.
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Lgramos8: the great end of life is not knowledge but action. --- thomas henry huxley
Florianesnault: no delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practical life. by: thomas huxley
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Cyberalgo: “the great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self-respect.” —thomas huxley
Cyberalgo: “i take it that the good of mankind means the attainment, by every man, of all the happiness which he can enjoy without diminishing the happiness of his fellow men.” —thomas huxley
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