Tag Archive: agnostic

May 04

May 4: Thomas Henry Huxley

Thomas Henry Huxley

Huxley invented the term agnostic to describe his view that the mind cannot reach realities beyond the senses. He disdained Christian doctrines.

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Nov 28

November 28: Sir Leslie Stephen

Leslie Stephen about 1860

Stephen said he never lost his faith because he never had any and helped to bring Thomas Henry Huxley’s newly coined word, “agnostic,” into vogue.

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