Julian Huxley and evolutionary spirituality

Julian looking at an African sculpture, overlooked by a portrait of his grandfather

Can we develop an evolutionary ethics? Can we derive an Ought from the Is of natural processes? People have certainly tried.

The Reverend Thomas Robert Malthus was the prophet of evolutionary theory (his Essay on Population inspired both Darwin and Russell Wallace to arrive at their theories). Malthus observed the natural law of population working on all animals, including humans, and…