Idealism Transcended: Aubrey Moore

  • Timothy Maxwell Gouldstone


On 30 June 1860 the Bishop of Oxford, Samuel Wilberforce, and Thomas Huxley, the flamboyant evangelist for the rising scientific disciplines, met in debate at the meeting of the British Association at Oxford. Huxley’s supposed victory over Wilberforce has become one of the myths of Victorian intellectual history, illustrating the triumph of clear-sighted science over the obscurantist forces of reaction represented by the unctuous episcopal authority of the Bishop of Oxford. But is this true?


Century Influenza Coherence Assimilation Posit Dition 


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Darwin, C. (1887), Autobiography, II, 139; quoted in Moore, A. L.(1889), 218.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Timothy Maxwell Gouldstone 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Timothy Maxwell Gouldstone

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations