Book ID: CBB000037142

Julian Huxley: Biologist and statesman of science: Proceedings of a conference held at Rice University, 25-27 September 1987 (1992)

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Waters, C. Kenneth (Editor)
Van Helden, Albert (Editor)


Rice Univ. Press


Publication Date: 1992
Physical Details: xii + 344 pp.; notes; bibl.; index

Description Contents: Waters, C. Kenneth: Introduction: Revising our picture of Julian Huxley. Divall, Colin: From a Victorian to a modern: Julian Huxley and the English intellectual climate. Stansky, Peter: Particulars in Huxley's intellectual climate. Wiener, Martin J.: The English style of Huxley's thought. Olby, Robert: Huxley's place in 20th-century biology. Witkowski, J.A.: Julian Huxley in the laboratory: Embracing inquisitiveness and widespread curiosity. Carlson, Elof A.: Huxley's interest in developmental biology. Churchill, Frederick B.: The elements of experimental embryology: A synthesis for animal development. Burkhardt, Richard W., Jr.: Huxley and the rise of ethology. Durant, John R.: The tension at the heart of Huxley's evolutionary ethology. Zuckerman, Solly: Comments and recollections. Provine, William B.: Progress in evolution and meaning in life. Beatty, John: Julian Huxley and the evolutionary synthesis. Allen, Garland E.: Julian Huxley and the eugenical view of human evolution. Paul, Diane B.: The value of diversity in Huxley's eugenics. Barkan, Elazar: The dynamics of Huxley's views on race and eugenics. Kevles, Daniel J.: Huxley and the popularization of science. LeMahieu, D.L.: The ambiguity of popularization. Patten, Robert L.: The British context of Huxley's popularization. Boothe, Nancy L.: The Julian Sorell Huxley papers, Rice University Library.


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Review Browne, R.A.W. (1996) Review of "Julian Huxley: Biologist and statesman of science: Proceedings of a conference held at Rice University, 25-27 September 1987". Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences (pp. 101-3). unapi

Review Swetlitz, M. (1995) Review of "Julian Huxley: Biologist and statesman of science: Proceedings of a conference held at Rice University, 25-27 September 1987". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (pp. 678-79). unapi

Review Vernon, K. (1995) Review of "Julian Huxley: Biologist and statesman of science: Proceedings of a conference held at Rice University, 25-27 September 1987". British Journal for the History of Science (pp. 121-23). unapi

Review Sang, J.H. (1994) Review of "Julian Huxley: Biologist and statesman of science: Proceedings of a conference held at Rice University, 25-27 September 1987". Quarterly Review of Biology (pp. 500-1). unapi

Review Bowler, P.J. (1995) Review of "Julian Huxley: Biologist and statesman of science: Proceedings of a conference held at Rice University, 25-27 September 1987". Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology (p. 85). unapi

Review Bone, Q. (1995) Review of "Julian Huxley: Biologist and statesman of science: Proceedings of a conference held at Rice University, 25-27 September 1987". Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science (pp. 350-52). unapi

Review Cain, J. (1994) Review of "Julian Huxley: Biologist and statesman of science: Proceedings of a conference held at Rice University, 25-27 September 1987". Journal of the History of Biology (pp. 363-66). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Swetlitz, Marc
Herring, Emily
Roger H. Lieberman
Allan Dawson
Wyatt Evans
Wimpenny, Jo
Journals
Journal of the History of Biology
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Science, Technology and Human Values
Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology
Publishers
University of Chicago Press
Graduate Theological Union
Drew University
Wiley-Blackwell
Princeton University Press
Manchester University Press
Concepts
Evolution
Biology
Biographies
Modern Synthesis (biology)
Ecology
Science and politics
People
Huxley, Julian Sorell
Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson
Simpson, George Gaylord
Febvre, Lucien
Hepworth, Barbara
Nash, Paul
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, early
19th century
Modern
Places
Great Britain
England
Institutions
UNESCO
British Ecological Society
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