Thomas Huxley : making the "man of science" [E-Book] / Paul White.
White, Paul, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003
1 online resource (xiv, 205 pages)
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Cambridge science biographies
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Science at Home
  • Imperial and Sentimental
  • A Women's Writing
  • Improvement by Domestication
  • Pressing Points of Economy
  • Conclusion: Fairylands of Science
  • 2. Gentlemen of Science? Debates over Manners and Institutions
  • The Survey Man
  • The British Cuvier
  • The "Genius"
  • Instituting Biology
  • Why Darwin's Bulldog?
  • Conclusion: Rag-and-Bone Men
  • 3. Science as Culture
  • Science Writing and the Periodical Press
  • Literature and Liberal Education
  • Friends and Enemies of Culture
  • Scientific Imagination
  • Conclusion: One Culture or Two?
  • 4. The Worship of Science
  • Holy Man
  • A Broad Church
  • The Classroom
  • Conclusion: Metaphysical Society behind Closed Doors
  • 5. "Darkest England": Science and Labor in the 1880s and 1890s
  • "A Copious Shuffler"
  • Land, Leadership, and Learning
  • Arming for War
  • The General's Scheme
  • "A Fair and Adequate Trial"
  • Conclusion: The Limits of Evolution
  • Conclusion: The End of the "Man of Science."