A Scientific Education

  • by Thomas Henry Huxley
  • Narrated by Roland Sickenberger
  • 3 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This delightful and insightful series of essays on the practice of science was written by one of the great minds of the 19th century, Thomas Henry Huxley, a great friend and defender of Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution by natural selection. It includes Huxley's autobiography and essays covering improving natural knowledge; a liberal education; on a piece of chalk; the principle subjects of education; the method of scientific investigation; on the physical basis of life; and a postscript: a review of Huxley's life and work. Highly understandable and very pertinent in this age of doubt.


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If you love Darwinism, you will love this book.

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It is an interesting read. I have almost finished it. It gives a glimpse into the spirit of the age which produced a Charles Darwin and his religion.

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the narrator could have researched his pronunciations a little bit better, or spent more time editing, but not a bad listen.

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“This audiobook was given by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Boom.”

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- Adam

Fantastic early view of science

Wonderful travel back into the 1800's for a scientific view from one of the most famous naturalists. Wonderfully simple explanation of the scientific method and its daily used. Educates people on how their daily decisions and observations are extensions of the scientific method. Enjoyed it thoroughly. I received this audiobook from the author narrator or publisher for free via audiobookblast in exchange for an unbiased review
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- Mary Karowski

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-08-2016
  • Publisher: MSAC Philosophy Group