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Herbert Spencer and social theory

Author: John Offer$aut$; Herbert Spencer
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Early Spencer: Influences and Ideas -- Middle Spencer: Toward a Tapestry of the World -- Later Spencer: Crafting the Principles of Sociology, and Losing Hold -- Evolution and Mind -- Mind and Society -- The Social Organism -- Militant and Industrial Social Types -- Understanding Music -- Sociology, Evolution and Ethics.
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Additional Physical Format: Herbert Spencer and social theory
(NL-LeOCL)326134751
Named Person: Herbert Spencer
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Offer$aut$; Herbert Spencer
ISBN: 0230283004 9780230283008 9780230310476 0230310478 9780230203792 0230203795
OCLC Number: 753903002
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 375 p.)
Contents: Introduction Early Spencer: Influences and Ideas Middle Spencer: Toward a Tapestry of the World Later Spencer: Crafting the Principles of Sociology, and Losing Hold Evolution and Mind Mind and Society The Social Organism Militant and Industrial Social Types Understanding Music Sociology, Evolution and Ethics Conclusion
Responsibility: John Offer.

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