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Spencer, Herbert 1820-1903

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First principles by Herbert Spencer( Book )

488 editions published between 1860 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 4,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposes to give the overall image of knowledge and doctrine in various fields of science both the physical and abstract ones
Education : intellectual, moral, and physical by Herbert Spencer( Book )

454 editions published between 1800 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 3,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School bulletin publications. First edition: New York, 1861
Principles of sociology by Herbert Spencer( Book )

318 editions published between 1876 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Principles' first publ. 1876-96. Selections edited by Stanislav Andreski
The data of ethics by Herbert Spencer( Book )

253 editions published between 1800 and 2020 in English and held by 2,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this volume Herbert Spencer covers the "data" of ethics (Part I), the "inductions" of ethics (Part II), and the ethics of individual life (Part III). He maintains that there is a natural mechanism--an 'innate moral sense'--in human beings by which they come to arrive at certain moral intuitions and from which laws of conduct might be deduced. Spencer adopted a utilitarian standard of ultimate value--the greatest happiness of the greatest number--and the culmination of the evolutionary process would be the maximization of utility. In the perfect society individuals would not only derive pleasure from the exercise of altruism but would aim to avoid inflicting pain on others. This volume was subsequently published (in 1897) as the first part of The principles of ethics: Volume 1." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
The principles of ethics by Herbert Spencer( Book )

156 editions published between 1879 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 2,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This edition ... follows the text of the edition published in New York in 1897 by D. Appleton and Company." Includes bibliographical references and indexes
The study of sociology by Herbert Spencer( Book )

333 editions published between 1873 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on education and kindred subjects by Herbert Spencer( )

84 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although philosophers have been pontificating on education and pedagogy since ancient times, Victorian thinker Herbert Spencer's ideas about education proved to be instrumental in helping to shape modern thinking about teaching and learning. The four essays collected in this volume were particularly influential in helping to define the liberal arts curricula that would take hold in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A must-read for educators, homeschooling proponents, or anyone interested in learning processes
The principles of biology by Herbert Spencer( Book )

120 editions published between 1866 and 1915 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principles of psychology by Herbert Spencer( Book )

186 editions published between 1855 and 2015 in English and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Principles of Psychology was the first of Spencer's works to bring his name to prominence, not least by drawing him into the extended epistemological debate with John Stuart Mill. The Principles exercised an important influence on the following generation of psychologists, including William James, one of the pioneers of experimental psychology, and neurologist Hughlings Jackson
Philosophy of style by Herbert Spencer( )

43 editions published between 1852 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbert Spencer was an English philosopher and prominent social theorist of the Victorian era. In his work <i>The Philosophy of Style</i> he argues that written language should be as easy to understand as possible, allowing for the most effective and efficient possible communication. His suggestions for sentence structure supported ideas on formalist rhetoric
The man versus the state by Herbert Spencer( Book )

136 editions published between 1881 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new toryism.--The coming slavery.--From freedom to bondage.--The sins of legislators.--Over-legislation.--The great political superstition
The man versus the state : with six essays on government, society, and freedom by Herbert Spencer( )

34 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social statics; or, The conditions essential to human happiness specified, and the first of them developed by Herbert Spencer( Book )

113 editions published between 1851 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Note to chapter IV" : p. [90]a-90d
Social statics, abridged and revised; together with the man versus the state by Herbert Spencer( Book )

74 editions published between 1851 and 2018 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has seemed best, however, to leave them as they were; partly because the arguments remain equally valid though their data are altered; partly because substituting other illustrations would entail on me more labour than I can now afford; and partly because, even were the illustrations brought up to date, lapse of years would soon make them out of date. My first intention was to call this volume, or rather part of a volume, "Fragments from Social Statics," and afterwards, "Selections from Social Statics." Both of these titles, however, seemed to indicate a much less coherent assemblage of parts than it contains. On the other hand, to call it an abridgment is somewhat misleading; since the word fails to imply that large and constructively-important parts are omitted. No title, however, appears appropriate; and I have at length decided that Social Statics, abridged and revised, is the least inappropriate"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
Essays, scientific, political, and speculative by Herbert Spencer( Book )

150 editions published between 1858 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over-legislation. Representative government--what is it good for? State-tamperings with money and banks. Parliamentary reform: the dangers and the safe-guards. "The collective wisdom." Political fetichism. Specialized administration. From freedom to bondage. The Americans. Index, by F. Howard Collins. I. The development hypothesis. Progress: its law and cause. Transcendental physiology. The nebular hypothesis. Illogical geology. Bain on the emotions and the will. The social organism. The origin of animal worship. Morals and moral sentiments. The comparative psychology of man. Mr. Martineau on evolution. The factors of organic evolution.--II. The genesis of science. The classification of the sciences. Reasons for dissenting from the philosophy of M. Comte. On laws in general, and the order of their discovery. The valuation of evidence. What is electricity? Mill versus Hamilton--The test of truth. Replies to criticisms. Prof. Green's explanations. The philosophy of style. Use and beauty. The sources of architectural types. Gracefulness. Personal beauty. The origin and function of music. The physiology of laughter.--III. Manners and fashion. Railway morals and railway policy. The morals of trade. Prison-ethics. The ethics of Kant. Absolute political ethics
Illustrations of universal progress; a series of discussions by Herbert Spencer( )

66 editions published between 1864 and 2012 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The essays contained in the present volume were first published in the English periodicals--chiefly the Quarterly Reviews. They contain ideas of permanent interest, and display an amount of thought and labor evidently much greater than is usually bestowed on review articles. They were written with a view to ultimate republication in an enduring form, and were issued in London with several other papers, under the title of "Essays; Scientific, Political, and Speculative," first and second series--the former appearing in 1857, and the latter in 1863. They are now, however, issued in a new form, and are more suited to develop the author's purpose in their preparation; for while each of these essays has its intrinsic and independent claims upon the reader's attention, they are all at the same time but parts of a connected and comprehensive argument. Nearly all of Mr. Spencer's essays have relations more or less direct to the general doctrine of Evolution--a doctrine which he has probably done more to unfold and illustrate than any other thinker. The papers comprised in the present volume are those which deal with the subject in its most obvious and prominent aspects"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
The evolution of society : selections from Herbert Spencer's Principles of sociology by Herbert Spencer( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1974 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facts and comments by Herbert Spencer( Book )

70 editions published between 1902 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Call number of original: B1653.F34 1902. Master microform held by: DLC
Herbert Spencer on education by Herbert Spencer( Book )

19 editions published between 1932 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epitome of the synthetic philosophy by Herbert Spencer( )

62 editions published between 1889 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The object of this volume is to give in a condensed form the general principles of Mr. Herbert Spencer's Philosophy as far as possible in his original words. In order to carry out this intention each section (ʹ) has been reduced, with but few exceptions, to one tenth; the five thousand and more pages of the original being thus represented by a little over five hundred. The Epitome consequently represents The Synthetic Philosophy as it would be seen through a diminishing glass: the original proportion holding between all its varied parts. Should this volume lead the general reader to a better acquaintance with Mr. Spencer's own works, I shall feel amply repaid for my labour. My warmest thanks are due to Mr. Spencer for his invaluable preface; and also to Miss Beatrice Potter, and Mr. Henry R. Tedder, F.S.A., the able and accomplished secretary and librarian of the Athenaeum Club, for their valuable suggestions while the work has been in progress"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
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Essays on education and kindred subjects
Education : intellectual, moral, and physicalPrinciples of sociologyThe data of ethicsThe principles of ethicsThe study of sociologyEssays on education and kindred subjectsPhilosophy of styleThe man versus the state
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Herber Spencer

Herbert Spencer

Herbert Spencer angielski filozof oraz socjolog

Herbert Spencer angla filozofo kaj sociologo

Herbert Spencer anglický filosof, biolog, sociolog a prominentní klasický liberární politický teoretik (1820-1903)

Herbert Spencer Brits filosoof

Herbert Spencer engelsk filosof

Herbert Spencer englantilainen filosofi ja sosiologi

Herbert Spencer englischer Philosoph und Soziologe

Herbert Spencer English philosopher, biologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist (1820-1903)

Herbert Spencer filòsof, psicòleg i sociòleg anglès

Herbert Spencer filosofo britannico

Herbert Spencer Filsuf asal Inggris

Herbert Spencer herbert spenser

Herbert Spencer İngiliz filozof ve sosyolog

Herbert Spencer naturalista, filósofo, psicólogo, antropólogo y sociólogo inglés

Herbert Spencer philosophe et sociologue anglais

Herbert Spenser

Herbertas Spenseris

Herberts Spensers angļu filozofs, biologs, antropologs, sociologs un politikas teorētiķis

Herbertus Spencer

Sibinsai 1820-1903


Spencer 1820-1903

Spencer, Erberto

Spencer Erberto 1820-1903

Spencer, Gerbert

Spencer, Gerbert, 1820-1903

Spencer H.

Spencer H. 1820-1903

Spencer, H. (Hebert), 1820-1903

Spencer, H. (Herbert), 1820-1903

Spencer Herber

Spencer, Heriberto 1820-1903


Spenser, Gerbert.

Spenser, Gerbert 1820-1903

Spenser, Herbert.

Spenser, Herberṭ 1820-1903

Spenseris Herbertas

Spensers, H. 1820-1903

Spensers, H. (Herberts), 1820-1903

Spensers, Herberts 1820-1903


Supensa, Habato


Σπένσερ Ερβέρτος (1820-1903)

Χέρμπερτ Σπένσερ

Герберт Спенсер британский философ и социолог


Спенсер Г.

Спенсер Г. 1820-1903

Спенсер, Г. (Герберт), 1820-1903

Спенсер Герберт

Спенсер, Герберт 1820-1903

Спенсеръ, Гербертъ, 1820-1903

Херберт Спенсер

Хърбърт Спенсър

Хърбърт Спенсър английски философ, биолог, социолог и политически теоретик

Һерберт Спенсер

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הרברט ספנסר

ספנסר, הרברט

ספנסר, הרברט 1820־1903

ספענסער, הערבערט

ספענסער, הערבערט 1820־1903

ספענסער, הערבערט 1903-1820

سبنسر, هربرت

سبنسر، هربرت 1820-1903

سپنسر, ھربرٹ

هربرت اسپنسر

هربرت سبنسر

هربرت سبنسر، 1820-1903

هربرټ سپېنسر

हरबर्ट स्पेंसर

হার্বার্ট স্পেন্সার

ਹਰਬਰਟ ਸਪੈਂਸਰ

எர்பெர்ட் இஸ்பென்சர்

హెర్బర్ట్ స్పెన్సర్

ಹರ್ಬರ್ಟ್ ಸ್ಪೆನ್ಸರ್

හර්බට් ස්පෙන්සර්

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ჰერბერტ სპენსერი ბრიტანელი ფილოსოფოსი და სოციოლოგი

사빈새, 혁백특 1820-1903

스펜서, 허버트 1820-1903

쓰빈싸이, 허보터 1820-1903

허버트 스펜서

혁백특·사빈새 1820-1903


スペンサー, H.

スペンサー, ハーバート


スペンセル, ハルバルト




斯宾塞 1820-1903




斯辺鎖, 波

斯辺鎖, 袍巴土


赫伯特·斯宾塞 英國哲學家,生物學家,社會學家和著名的古典自由主義政治理論家