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Spencer, Herbert 1820-1903

Works: 2,972 works in 11,231 publications in 14 languages and 95,699 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Records and correspondence  Miscellanea  Abstracts  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Composer, Other, Dedicatee, Arranger, Correspondent, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Engraver, Photographer
Classifications: HM51, 301
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First principles by Herbert Spencer( Book )

435 editions published between 1860 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 4,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The present volume is the first of a series designed to unfold the principles of a new philosophy. It is divided into two parts: the aim of the first being to determine the true sphere of all rational investigation, and of the second, to elucidate those fundamental and universal principles which science has established within that sphere, and which are to constitute the basis of the system. The scheme of truth developed in these First Principles is complete in itself, and has its independent value; but it is designed by the author to serve for guidance and verification in the construction of the succeeding and larger portions of his philosophic plan"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Education: intellectual, moral, and physical by Herbert Spencer( Book )

406 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

276 editions published between 1876 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

410 editions published between 1873 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu gong fen 16 zhang,Zhu yao jie shao le she hui ke xue de xing zhi,She hui ke xue de zhang ai,Ke guan zhang ai,Jiao yu de pian jian deng nei rong
The data of ethics by Herbert Spencer( Book )

236 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,570 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 )

139 editions published between 1879 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,294 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
Essays on education and kindred subjects by Herbert Spencer( )

74 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbert Spencer was an English philosopher, prominent classical liberal political theorist, and sociological theorist of the Victorian era. The four essays on education which Herbert Spencer published in a single volume in 1861 were all written and separately published between 1854 and 1859. Their tone was aggressive and their proposals revolutionary; although all the doctrines - with one important exception - had already been vigorously preached by earlier writers on education
Social statics : the conditions essential to human happiness specified, and the first of them developed by Herbert Spencer( Book )

114 editions published between 1851 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Source: Gift of Paul Avrich, Aug. 26, 1986
Philosophy of style by Herbert Spencer( )

34 editions published between 1852 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,563 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 principles of psychology by Herbert Spencer( Book )

137 editions published between 1855 and 1926 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principles of biology by Herbert Spencer( Book )

146 editions published between 1864 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man versus the state by Herbert Spencer( Book )

168 editions published between 1881 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,323 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( )

28 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facts and comments by Herbert Spencer( Book )

64 editions published between 1902 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Call number of original: B1653.F34 1902. Master microform held by: DLC
The evolution of society : selections from Herbert Spencer's Principles of sociology by Herbert Spencer( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays, scientific, political, and speculative by Herbert Spencer( Book )

129 editions published between 1858 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 961 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( )

57 editions published between 1864 and 2012 in English and held by 901 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)
Herbert Spencer on education by Herbert Spencer( Book )

19 editions published between 1932 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epitome of the synthetic philosophy by Herbert Spencer( )

55 editions published between 1889 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 783 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)
On social evolution : selected writings by Herbert Spencer( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Essays on education and kindred subjects
Education: intellectual, moral, and physicalPrinciples of sociologyThe study of sociologyThe data of ethicsThe principles of ethicsEssays on education and kindred subjectsSocial statics : the conditions essential to human happiness specified, and the first of them developedPhilosophy of style
Alternative Names
Herber Spencer

Herbert Spencer

Herbert Spencer angielski filozof oraz socjolog

Herbert Spencer Brits filosoof

Herbert Spencer Englantilainen filosofi ja sosiologi

Herbert Spencer englischer Philosoph und Soziologe

Herbert Spencer English philosopher, biologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist

Herbert Spencer filosofo britannico

Herbert Spencer Filsuf asal Inggris

Herbert Spencer herbert spenser

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 1820-1903

Spencer, Gerbert

Spencer H.

Spencer H. 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


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

Херберт Спенсер

Хърбърт Спенсър

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

هربرت اسپنسر

هربرت سبنسر

هربرت سبنسر، 1820-1903

هربرټ سپېنسر

हरबर्ट स्पेंसर

হার্বার্ট স্পেন্সার

ਹਰਬਰਟ ਸਪੈਂਸਰ

எர்பெர்ட் இஸ்பென்சர்

హెర్బర్ట్ స్పెన్సర్

ಹರ್ಬರ್ಟ್ ಸ್ಪೆನ್ಸರ್

හර්බට් ස්පෙන්සර්

ဆပင်စာ ဟားဗတ်

ჰერბერტ სპენსერი ბრიტანელი ფილოსოფოსი და სოციოლოგი

스펜서, 허버트 1820-1903

허버트 스펜서


スペンサー, H.

スペンサー, ハアバート

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

斯宾塞, 赫伯特





斯辺鎖, 波

斯邊鎖, 波馬爾土

斯辺鎖, 袍巴土


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