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Darwin-L Message Log 1:192 (September 1993)

Academic Discussion on the History and Theory of the Historical Sciences

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<1:192>From GANEVE@Vm1.rice.ucl.ac.be  Wed Sep 22 07:48:18 1993

Date: Wed, 22 Sep 93 14:41:15 CET
From: Gabriel NEVE <Neve@ecol.ucl.ac.be>
Organization: Universite Catholique de Louvain
Subject: TH & JS Huxley's Romanes lectures
To: darwin-L@ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu

  TH & JS Lectures entitled EVOLUTION AND ETHICS

Dear Fellow Networkers,

In 1893 Thomas Henry Huxley delivered, as an invited speaker at the
"Romanes Lecture", a lecture on "Evolution and Ethics".
Fifty years later, his grandson Julian was invited to celebrate the
anniversary by giving  a lecture with the same title, also at a
"Romanes Lecture". Julian Huxley's lecture was published in 1946, together
with his grandfather's lecture in a book.
As this year marks the hundredth anniversary of TH Huxley's lecture, I
wonder if this has been (or will be) celebratred in any way.
By the way, does anybody know what the "Romanes Lectures" were
(and, may be, still are)?

I would welcome any information on follow ups from the Huxley's
lectures.
     Gabriel

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Gabriel NEVE
Unite d'Ecologie et de Biogeographie   EMAIL: NEVE@ECOL.UCL.AC.BE
Universite de Louvain
Croix du Sud 5                         Fax  : +32/10/473490
B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve                Tel  : +32/10/473495
Belgium

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