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We Are Amphibians

R. S. Deese

Abstract

This book explores the life and work of two brothers, a scientist and an artist, who changed the way we think about science, religion, and the future of our species. As an evolutionary biologist and conservationist, Julian Huxley argued that we must accept responsibility for our future evolution, and coined the term Transhumanism to promote this idea in the 1950s. While Aldous Huxley explored the dystopian dangers of manipulating human nature in his most famous work of literature, Brave New World, his less noted writings on religion, ecology, and human consciousness may in fact have been more ... More

Keywords: evolution, Transhumanism, science, religion, ecology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780520281523
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520281523.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

R. S. Deese, author
Boston University