On the Origin of Species (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

On the Origin of Species (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Thomas H. Huxley
     
 

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Subtitled “A Course of Six Lectures to Working Men”, On the Origin of Species highlights Thomas H. Huxley’s gift for translating complex scientific theories into lucid language for laypeople without sacrificing accuracy—in this case, Darwin’s theory of evolution as described in his Origin of Species, which engendered

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Subtitled “A Course of Six Lectures to Working Men”, On the Origin of Species highlights Thomas H. Huxley’s gift for translating complex scientific theories into lucid language for laypeople without sacrificing accuracy—in this case, Darwin’s theory of evolution as described in his Origin of Species, which engendered enormous interest, criticism, and curiosity upon publication.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411444508
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/29/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
164
File size:
351 KB

Meet the Author

Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895) was English biologist known as “Darwin’s Bulldog” for his strong advocacy of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. Huxley may be best known for his famous debate with Archbishop Samuel Wilberforce in June 1860, where he again defended Darwin’s theory.


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