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First principles

Author: Herbert Spencer
Publisher: New York, NY : Barnes & Noble Digital Library, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the author's many treatises on the foundations of knowledge, this collection focuses on science. Part One, "The Unknowable", discusses ultimate religious and scientific theories which Spencer sees as unknowable. Part Two, "The Knowable", explains data; concepts such as motion, forces, and evolution; segregation; equilibrium; and dissolution in other words, concepts that are provable and knowable.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Spencer
ISBN: 9781411461147 1411461142
OCLC Number: 828933387
Description: 1 online resource (228 pages)
Responsibility: Herbert Spencer.

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One of the author's many treatises on the foundations of knowledge, this collection focuses on science. Part One, "The Unknowable", discusses ultimate religious and scientific theories which Spencer sees as unknowable. Part Two, "The Knowable", explains data; concepts such as motion, forces, and evolution; segregation; equilibrium; and dissolution in other words, concepts that are provable and knowable.

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