Huxley



Aldous (Leonard)
[awl-duh s] /ˈɔl dəs/ (Show IPA), 1894–1963, English novelist, essayist, and critic.
Sir Andrew Fielding, 1918–2012, English physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1963 (half brother of Aldous and Sir Julian Sorell).
Sir Julian Sorell
[sor-uh l] /ˈsɒr əl/ (Show IPA), 1887–1975, English biologist and writer (brother of Aldous).
Thomas Henry, 1825–95, English biologist and writer (grandfather of Aldous and Sir Julian Sorell Huxley).
Contemporary Examples

Notwithstanding his own loftier goals, it is questionable whether mescaline and LSD gave Huxley the enlightenment he craved.
Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley John Garth November 2, 2013

The deaths of Lewis and Huxley were mute, private events, only reported in The Times three days later.
Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley John Garth November 2, 2013

Faulkner, Fitzgerald, Huxley—none of the great novelists ever had an original screenplay produced.
‘The Counselor’ & How Cormac McCarthy Beat the Hollywood Curse Andrew Romano October 25, 2013

Huxley, 14 in 1908, had been just settling in at Eton when his mother died.
Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley John Garth November 2, 2013

Like Lewis, Huxley lost his wife to cancer; he said it was like ‘an amputation’.
Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley John Garth November 2, 2013

Historical Examples

In the true sense of the word “chance” did not exist for Huxley and Darwin.
Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work P. Chalmers Mitchell

And Huxley, in controversy, was no more kind to my sacra than to other people’s.
A Writer’s Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume II Mrs. Humphry Ward

This gave Huxley a text for raising the whole question of the relation of science to culture.
Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work P. Chalmers Mitchell

A reply by Mr. Huxley appeared in the July number of the same Journal.
More Letters of Charles Darwin Charles Darwin

Huxley says that nine-tenths of the impediments to women’s health are not inherent, but are due to her mode of life.
Teaching the Child Patriotism Kate Upson Clarke

noun
Aldous (Leonard) (ˈɔːldəs). 1894–1963, British novelist and essayist, noted particularly for his novel Brave New World (1932), depicting a scientifically controlled civilization of human robots
his half-brother, Sir Andrew Fielding, 1917–2012, English biologist: noted for his research into nerve cells and the mechanism by which nerve impulses are transmitted; Nobel prize for physiology or medicine shared with Alan Hodgkin and John Eccles 1963; president of the Royal Society (1980–85)
brother of Aldous, Sir Julian (Sorrel). 1887–1975, English biologist; first director-general of UNESCO (1946–48). His works include Essays of a Biologist (1923) and Evolution: the Modern Synthesis (1942)
their grandfather, Thomas Henry. 1825–95, English biologist, the leading British exponent of Darwin’s theory of evolution; his works include Man’s Place in Nature (1863) and Evolution and Ethics (1893)

Huxley Hux·ley (hŭks’lē), Andrew Fielding. Born 1917.

British physiologist. He shared a 1963 Nobel Prize for research on nerve cells.

Huxley , Thomas Henry. 1825-1895.

British biologist who championed Darwin’s theory of evolution. His works include Evidence as to Man’s Place in Nature (1863) and Science and Culture (1881).

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