Huxley: From Devil's Disciple to Evolution's High Priest

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Index
Abbey Place 298, 348, 354, 357,369,377
Aberdeen Free Press 439
Aberdeen University 47, 124, 182,439
Aborigines 11, 68, 76, 78, 92, 101, 104, 108-10, 124-6, 301, 333, 342, see Savages
Aborigines Friend 144
Aborigines Protection Society 144
Abraham 637
Abydos, Egypt 415
Abyssal life 427-8, 460, 484
Academic Française 487
Academy 372
Academy of Natural Sciences 479
Acorn barnacles 214
Acton Prize, Royal Institution 27
Adam 591; from womb of ape 283; statue 531
Adaptation 221, 230, 235, 245, 258, 262, 392, 401, 407, 551,599; imperfect 235; cumulative 244
Adelaide Gallery 32
Admiralty 37, 39, 43-5, 48-9, 54-5, 64, 73, 79-80, 133, 142, 149, 151, 394, 411, 427, 428
Adventure, HMS 48
Aelurosaurus felinus 545
Afghanistan 493
Africa 272, 315, 584; first dinosaur 357; du Chaillu in 296; scramble for 635
Agassiz, A. 473-4, 517, 555
Agassiz, L. 188, 324, 474, 508
Age of earth 370
Age of Fishes 465
Age of Reptiles 602
Agnostic Annual 527
Agnostic Journal527, 580, 612
Agnostic Temple 527, 566, 622
Agnostic, The 527
Agnosticism, agnostics, 374-6, 378, 398, 434, 451464, 478, 487, 497, 520, 571, 592, 593, 603, 607, 611, 612, 613, 622, 643; Balfour on 608-9; Buckley on 500-1; Darwinism and 391; definition 456, 500-1, 527-8, 541, 566-7, 568, 624-5, 630-2; and Dissent/Protesrantism 385, 407-8, 568, 623-5, 630-2; and family 388, 436, 438; Foster 398; Hume and 498, 500; and the law 526, 641; and life's meaning 456, 631 ; Lilly on 552; and liberal Churchmen 516, 520; for literary elite 437, 501, 642; at Metaphysical Society 374, 409, 466, 566-7; and miracles 567-8, 570-1; morality and 435, 456, 464, 540-1, 608, 620, 630-2; and naturalistic science 389-90, 391, 408, 456, 500-1, 527-8, 566-7, 572, 603, 607-9; Nettie on 450, 516-7; neutral image 374, 389-90, 408, 541, 595, 624, 631; new hegemony 525-6, 642; onus on evidence 456, 498-500, 541, 553, 566, 568, 572, 625, 630, 631; origin of Huxley's 623-5, 630-2; populists 507, 527-8, 566-7, 580, 611; and Positivism 500, 567; and professionalism 374, 403, 408, 437, 630-2; and respectability 389, 464, 525-9, 540; and spiritualism 437; the word 567
Airdrie Iron and Steel works 300
Airy, G. 167
Alabama 325, 477
Albany Island 101, 110, 125
Albert Hall 394
Albert, Prince 11, 164-5, 167, 251
Alexandria 412
Alfred, Nettie's cousin 181
Algae 177, 453
Alice, Princess 314
All Saints Church, Finchley Road 213
All Souls Universalist Church, Grand Rapids 625
Allen, G. 603
Alma-Tadema, L. 492, 510, 511, 612
Alps 228-9, 237, 290, 305, 467, 523, 551, 570
Alternation of Generations 34, 126, 160, 165, 173, 175, 180
Alton Locke (Kingsley) 208
Altruism 576, 597, 599, 602
America 48-9, 80, 140, 146, 247, 313, 317, 322-4, 334, 359, 372, 387, 390-1, 426, 441-2, 448, 463, 468-82, 492, 503, 549, 550, 553, 569; Huxley in 469-82
American Addresses (Huxley) 484
American Association for the Advancement of Science 474
American Society for the Study and Cure of Inebriety 620
Ammonites 491
Amoeba 83, 177, 421, 629
Amphibian fossils 232-3, 255, 300, 303, 306, 321, 346, 355, 465, 492, 504-5

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Also by Adrian Desmond *
  • Title Page *
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • The Apostle Paul of the New Teaching xiii
  • Part One - The Devil's Disciple *
  • 1825-1846 Dreaming My Own Dreams *
  • 1 - Philosophy Can Bake No Bread 3
  • 2 - Son of the Scalpel 18
  • 3 - The Surgeon's Mate 36
  • 1846-1850 the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea *
  • 4 - Men-Of-War 53
  • 5 - An Ark of Promise 66
  • 6 - The Eighth Circle of Hell 86
  • 7 - Sepulchral Painted Savages 111
  • 8 - Homesick Heroes 129
  • 1850-1858 Lost in the Wilderness *
  • 9 - The Scientific Sadducee 149
  • 10 - The Season of Despair 172
  • 11 - The Jihad Begins 195
  • 12 - The Nature of the Beast 216
  • 13 - Empires of the Deep Past 231
  • 1858-1865 the New Luther *
  • 14 - The Eve of a New Reformation 251
  • 15 - Buttered Angels & Bellowing Apes 266
  • 16 - Reslaying the Slain 292
  • 17 - Man's Place 312
  • 1865-1870 the Scientific Swell *
  • 18 - Birds, Dinosaurs & Booming Guns 339
  • 19 - Eyeing the Prize 361
  • Part Two - Evolution's High Priest *
  • 1870-1884 Marketing the 'New Nature' *
  • 20 - The Gun in the Liberal Armoury 385
  • 21 - From the City of the Dead to the City of Science 411
  • 22 - Automatons 433
  • 23 - The American Dream 463
  • 24 - A Touch of the Whip 483
  • 25 - A Person of Respectability 495
  • 26 - The Scientific Woolsack 507
  • 1885-1895 the Old Lion *
  • 27 - Polishing off the G.O.M 537
  • 28 - Christ Was No Christian 562
  • 29 - Combating the Cosmos 583
  • 30 - Fighting Unto Death 600
  • Afterword *
  • Abbreviations 645
  • Notes 648
  • Bibliography 751
  • Index 783
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