Collected Essays: Volume 4, Science and the Hebrew Tradition

Collected Essays: Volume 4, Science and the Hebrew Tradition

4 (1 rating by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$80.00

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


Known as 'Darwin's Bulldog', the biologist Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-95) was a tireless supporter of the evolutionary theories of his friend Charles Darwin. Huxley also made his own significant scientific contributions, and he was influential in the development of science education despite having had only two years of formal schooling. He established his scientific reputation through experiments on aquatic life carried out during a voyage to Australia while working as an assistant surgeon in the Royal Navy; ultimately he became President of the Royal Society (1883-5). Throughout his life Huxley struggled with issues of faith, and he coined the term 'agnostic' to describe his beliefs. This nine-volume collection of Huxley's essays, which he edited and published in 1893-4, demonstrates the wide range of his intellectual interests. In Volume 4, Huxley turns to the issue of faith and science, examining the apparent conflict between theology and more

Product details

  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1139149237
  • 9781139149235

Table of contents

Preface; 1. On the method of Zadig [1880]; 2. The rise and progress of palaeontology [1881]; 3. Lectures on evolution [1876]; 4. The interpreters of Genesis and the interpreters of nature [1885]; 5. Mr. Gladstone and Genesis [1886]; 6. The lights of the church and the light of science [1890]; 7. Hasisadra's adventure [1891]; 8. The evolution of theology: an anthropological study [1886].show more

Rating details

1 ratings
4 out of 5 stars
5 0% (0)
4 100% (1)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X