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Quetelet, Adolphe 1796-1874

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Works: 863 works in 1,772 publications in 6 languages and 8,574 library holdings
Genres: History  Statistics‡vVital  Census  Bio-bibliography  Biography  Conference proceedings  Maps 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Correspondent, Recipient, Honoree, Dedicatee, Adapter, Annotator
Classifications: HB151, 300
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A treatise on man and the development of his faculties. A facsim. reproduction of the English translation of 1842 by Adolphe Quetelet( Book )
32 editions published between 1842 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The plan which has been pursued by me in the composition of this work, is a vast and comprehensive one. It was therefore natural, that, before drawing up a sequel to it, I should endeavour to learn the opinions of competent persons respecting the character of my researches, and the mode of execution which had been adopted in my treatise. But in presenting, as it were, only the vestibule of the edifice, I might justly entertain fears lest sufficient light had not been cast on the matter, and lest I should not have been able to make it clear how all the portions of the vast whole were to arrive at agreement and consistency among themselves. In this state of things, it struck me that I could not do better than show, by particular examples, in what manner it is expedient in general to proceed in this line of inquiry, and in what light I viewed the analysis of man, under the triple relations of his physical, moral, and intellectual qualities. The development of the three examples which I have chosen, will themselves give birth to as many works, the materials of which I am collecting with all the activity and speed that other engagements incidental to my position will permit. Whilst waiting until I can terminate these labours, I have deemed it right to give here an indication of them, and this will afford me, at the same time, an opportunity of clearing up some points in my published treatise, which may have been imperfectly understood. As regards the physique of man, subjects of research are not wanting; but, besides that many of these subjects--as, for example, that of population--have frequently been discussed, and by men of great ability, they do not appear to me to be all equally suited to the end which I propose to attain; some are even complicated by their intimate dependence on moral phenomena, and these I wish to steer clear of as far as possible"--Préface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
Sur l'homme et le développement de ses facultés, ou, Essai de physique sociale by Adolphe Quetelet( )
42 editions published between 1835 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Du système social et des lois qui il régissent by Adolphe Quetelet( )
37 editions published between 1848 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lettres à S.A.R. le duc régnant de Saxe-Cobourg et Gotha sur la théorie des probabilités, appliquée aux sciences morales et politiques by Adolphe Quetelet( )
18 editions published in 1846 in French and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recherches statistiques sur le royaume des Pays-Bas by Adolphe Quetelet( )
17 editions published between 1829 and 1978 in French and Undetermined and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters addressed to H.R.H. the Grand Duke of Saxe Coburg and Gotha on the theory of probabilities as applied to the moral and political sciences by Adolphe Quetelet( )
10 editions published between 1849 and 1971 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Histoire des sciences mathématiques et physiques chez les Belges by Adolphe Quetelet( Book )
22 editions published between 1864 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recherches sur la population, les naissances, les décès, les prisons, les dépôts de mendicité, etc dans le royaume des Pays-Bas by Adolphe Quetelet( )
14 editions published between 1827 and 1978 in French and Undetermined and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthropométrie ou Mesure des différentes facultés de l'homme by Adolphe Quetelet( Book )
34 editions published between 1870 and 1980 in French and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physique sociale, ou, Essai sur le développement des facultés de l'homme by Adolphe Quetelet( Book )
25 editions published between 1869 and 1971 in French and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recherches sur la reproduction et la mortalité de l'homme aux différens ages et sur la population de la Belgique by Adolphe Quetelet( )
8 editions published in 1832 in French and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adolphe Quetelet's Research on the propensity for crime at different ages by Adolphe Quetelet( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recherches statistiques by Adolphe Quetelet( )
11 editions published in 1844 in French and English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sur la statistique morale et les principes qui doivent en former la base by Adolphe Quetelet( )
12 editions published between 1846 and 1848 in French and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sur la possibilité de mesurer l'influence des causes qui modifient les élémens sociaux lettre à m. Villermé de l'Institut de France, etc. by Adolphe Quetelet( )
6 editions published in 1832 in French and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De l'influence du libre arbitre de l'homme sur les faits sociaux, et particulièrement sur le nombre des mariages by Adolphe Quetelet( )
7 editions published in 1847 in French and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sciences mathématiques et physiques chez les Belges au commencement du XIXe siècle by Adolphe Quetelet( Book )
11 editions published between 1866 and 1971 in French and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Théorie des probabilités by Adolphe Quetelet( )
8 editions published in 1853 in French and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistique a Monsieur Villermé, de l'Académie royale de médicine de Paris, etc by Adolphe Quetelet( )
5 editions published in 1827 in French and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Popular instructions on the calculation of probabilities by Adolphe Quetelet( Book )
10 editions published between 1839 and 2013 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ketle, Adolʹf.
Ketle, Adolʹf 1796-1874
Ketle, dol'f 1796-1874
Que´telet, L.-A.-J.
Quételet, A.
Quételet, A. 1796-1874
Quetelet, A. (Adolphe), 1796-1874.
Quételet, A.-L.-J. 1796-1874
Quételet, Ad.
Quételet, Ad. 1796-1874
Quetelet, Ad. (Adolphe), 1796-1874.
Quételet, Adolf.
Quételet, Adolphe
Quételet, Adolphe 1796-1874
Quételet, Adolphe Jacques Lambert
Quetelet , Adolphe Lambert
Quételet, Adolphe-Lambert-Jacques 1796-1874
Quetelet Jacques Adolphe Lambert 1796-1874
Quételet, L.-A. 1796-1874
Quételet, L.-A.-J. 1796-1874
Quételet, L.-A.-J. (Lambert-Adolphe-Jacques), 1796-1874
Quételet, Lambert A. 1796-1874
Quételet, Lambert A. J. 1796-1874
Quételet, Lambert-Adolphe 1796-1874
Quételet, Lambert Adolphe Jacques.
Quételet, Lambert Adolphe Jacques 1796-1874
Кетле, Адольф 1796-1874
Кетлэ, Ламбер Адольф Жак 1796-1874
Languages
French (291)
English (69)
German (29)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)
Russian (1)
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