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Author Deese, R. S., 1964- author

Title We are amphibians : Julian and Aldous Huxley on the future of our species / R.S. Deese
Published Oakland, California : University of California Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 230 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Epigraph; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction: "The Question of Questions for Mankind"; 1. Late Victorians; 2. Twilight of Utopias; 3. Spiritual Biology; 4. Ape and Essence; 5. We Are Amphibians; Epilogue: The Future of Our Species; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary We Are Amphibians tells the fascinating story of two brothers who changed the way we think about the future of our species. As a pioneering biologist and conservationist, Julian Huxley helped advance the ""modern synthesis"" in evolutionary biology and played a pivotal role in founding UNESCO and the World Wildlife Fund. His argument that we must accept responsibility for our future evolution as a species has attracted a growing number of scientists and intellectuals who embrace the concept of Transhumanism that he first outlined in the 1950s. Although Aldous Huxley is most widely known for hi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963.
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975.
Human ecology.
Human evolution.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520959566 (electronic bk.)
9780520959569 (electronic bk.)