Huxleyan


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Adj.1.Huxleyan - of or relating to Thomas Huxley
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Though these Huxleyan views of automatism (combined with Hardy's narrative reticence about his characters' mind-stuff) discourage a naturalistic psychological reading of his fictional characters, they ground a study of the philosophical and scientific sources of The Dynasts as relevant to Hardy's fiction from the 1880s onwards.
And though not known for making specific claims on behalf of the arts in general, Postman, in Amusing Ourselves to Death, outlines, too, the importance of "the Huxleyan warning" in Brave New World (1932).
At times, the world feels dystopian, though not in a Huxleyan but rather immensely shabby way.
with the voracity of his fans who surveil/survey him lending support to Postman's polemic in Amusing Ourselves to Death that "'by ushering the Age of Television, America has given the world the clearest available glimpse of the Huxleyan future," one in which the people have "become a trivial culture, preoccupied with some equivalent of the feelies, the orgy porgy, and the centrifugal bumblepuppy" (1985, 156, xix).
Huxley to Aldous Huxley) that involves a conceptual genealogy (Darwinian ethics to Huxleyan biopolitics) and in the process, as part of a wholly personal agenda, commend the importance of Aldous Huxley's 1948 novel Ape and Essence for any articulation of Darwin's literary legacy.
The two key metaphors used to describe the two species are ants and cattle, and both indicate that the Huxleyan "State of Art" has been supplanted by the "State of Nature.
My instructions from my uncle were to put my life in Laura's hands, and she supposedly would mold me according to Huxleyan holiness of some kind.
Rick Veitch lampoons the romanticization of war in Army @ Love, in which a Huxleyan Department of Motivation and Morale entices soldiers to fight in "Afbaghistan" by making conflict sexy and fun.
Wells and a Huxleyan Ethics of Communication" (73) discusses utopian efforts to unite the community of mankind and the presumption that the great reach of the wireless could so easily be made good use of.
In a unique approach, the author brings to life Orwellian and Huxleyan dystopias in a fusion in her analysis of the new imperial order.
While this note is really a very tentative one, it does signal a Huxleyan call for the control of amoral Nature by ethical and moral approaches.
Goel) </pre> <p>In a Huxleyan irony, a Briton taught an Indian how to be a Hindu, although not a modern ritualistic Hindu, rather, the Vedantic, mystical Hindu.