Critiques and Addresses Hardcover 1873 by Thomas Henry Huxley - Essays - Darwin - Evolutionary Theory - Ethnology - Coral Reefs


Title: Critiques and Addresses

Author: Thomas Henry Huxley, LL.D., F.R.S.

Description: Brown cloth boards with blind-embossed design on front and back and gilt lettering on spine. Head of spine shows 2mm of loss; wear to tail of spine. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down and owner inscription on ffep, else pages clean. xiv, 317, plus [4] pp. ads. 8 x 5.25 inches.

Content: 1) Administrative Nihilism. 2) The School Boards: What They Can Do, and What They May Do. 3) On Medical Education. 4) Yeast. 5) On the Formation of Coal. 6) On Coral and Coral Reefs. 7) On the Methods and Results of Ethnology. 8) On Some Fixed Points in British Ethnology. 9) Paleontology and the Doctrine of Evolution. 10) Mr. Darwin's Critics. 11) The Genealogy of Animals. 12) Bishop Berkeley on the Metaphysics of Sensation.

Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895) was an English biologist and anthropologist specializing in comparative anatomy. He was known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. Bookplate of Thornton Taft Munger (1883-1975) on front paste-down. Thornton Taft Munger was a pioneering research scientist for the U.S. Forest Service in the Pacific Northwest and was instrumental in the creation of Portland's Forest Park and Hoyt Arboretum. His father was the original owner of the book.

Originally gifted to Thornton's father, the theologian, author, and early proponent of animal rights, Theodore Thornton Munger (1830-1910) in 1879 by C. L. Thomas.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good–
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company
Place: New York
Year: 1873

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Thornton Munger, Theodore Munger, Charles Darwin, Evolutionary theory, ethnology, Bishop Berkeley, coral reefs, yeast,

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