Julian Sorell Huxley, 22 June 1887 - 14 February 1975

  title={Julian Sorell Huxley, 22 June 1887 - 14 February 1975},
  author={James R. Baker},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={206 - 238}
  • J. R. Baker
  • Published 1976
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
To the general public of many countries, Julian Huxley was among the best-known people of his day. John Hunter, the famous anatomist and surgeon of the eighteenth century, made a remark that is relevant here. ‘There never was a man’, he said, ‘that wanted to be a great man ever was a great man.’ Julian Huxley certainly achieved distinction in many different fields. Did he achieve greatness ? And if so, did his career disprove Hunter’s dictum, so characteristic alike of his down-to-earth… Expand
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