Autobiography and Selected Essays

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The Riverside Literature Series

AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND SELECTED ESSAYS

BY THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY

EDITED, WITH INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY ADA L. F. SNELL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE

BOSTON NEW YORK CHICAGO SAN FRANCISCO HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY The Riverside Press Cambridge

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Contents ii
  • Preface iii
  • Introduction iv
  • Autobiography 1
  • On the Advisableness of Improving Natural Knowledge 15
  • A Liberal Education 35
  • On a Piece, of Chalk 44
  • Principal Subjects of Education 73
  • The Method of Scientific Investigation 85
  • On the Physical Basis of Life 95
  • On Coral and Coral Reefs 115
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