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Herbert Spencer on the Americans and the Americans on Herbert Spencer : being a full report of his interview, and of the proceedings at the farewell banquet of Nov. 9, 1882.

Author: Edward Livingston Youmans
Publisher: New York : D. Appleton, 1883.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : New ed.--with appendixView all editions and formats
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"This book highlights the ideas of the English philosopher Herbert Spencer, which he offered in an interview that appeared in several newspapers in 1882, and at a farewell banquet in his honor that same year. As a life-long student of social progress, Spencer argued that American society had not reached the final stage of that progress. He thought the great ideal of American life--action, enterprise, work--neither a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Herbert Spencer
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Livingston Youmans
OCLC Number: 301665309
Notes: Preface signed: E.L.Y.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement.
Description: 102 p. ; 19 cm.

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"This book highlights the ideas of the English philosopher Herbert Spencer, which he offered in an interview that appeared in several newspapers in 1882, and at a farewell banquet in his honor that same year. As a life-long student of social progress, Spencer argued that American society had not reached the final stage of that progress. He thought the great ideal of American life--action, enterprise, work--neither a permanent nor the highest ideal of human society. The law of evolution, which has brought us up to this from a much lower condition, must carry us on still further"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved).

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