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Essays, scientific, political, and speculative,

Author: Herbert Spencer
Publisher: New York, D. Appleton, 1891.
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Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903.
Essays, scientific, political, and speculative.
New York, D. Appleton, 1891
(OCoLC)903528327
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Spencer
OCLC Number: 938608
Notes: On verso of t.p.: Authorized edition.
Description: 3 volumes 20 cm
Contents: 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 --
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 evcidence --
What is electricity? --
Mill versus Hamilton : the test of truth --
Replies to criticisms --
Prof. Green's explanations. (cont.) 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 --
Manners and fashion --
Railway morals and railway policy --
The morals of trade --
Prison-ethics --
The ethics of Kant --
Absolute political ethics --
Over-legislation --
Representative government : what is it good for? --
State-tamperings with money and banks --
Parliamentary reform : the dangers and the safeguards --
"The collective wisdom" --
Political fetichism --
Specialized administration --
From freedom to bondage --
The Americans.
Responsibility: by Herbert Spencer. Library ed. containing seven essays not before republished and various other additions ...

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