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The Philosophy of Herbert Spencer (Continuum Studies in British Philosophy)

by Michael W. Taylor

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Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western philosophy, c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Philosophy,
  • England,
  • General,
  • 1820-1903,
  • Spencer, Herbert,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9561781M
    ISBN 100826487238
    ISBN 109780826487230

    The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Herbert Spencer (Spencer, Herbert, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Spencer, Herbert, The Classification of the Sciences; To Which Are Added Reasons for Dissenting From the Philosophy of M. Comte (New York: D. Appleton and Co., ) multiple formats at   LibriVox recording of The Philosophy of Style, by Herbert Spencer, read by Gary Gilberd. “The Philosophy of Style,” explored a growing trend of formalist approaches to writing. Highly focused on the proper placement and ordering of the parts of an English sentence, [Spencer] created a guide for effective composition.

      Herbert Spencer () is remembered today only as an alleged 'Social Darwinist' who applied the theory of the survival of the fittest to society.&#; Yet he was among the most influential and widely-read philosophers of the nineteenth Pages:   You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: The Philosophy of Style Author: Herbert Spencer Release Date: Ma [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE.

    The Philosophy of Style. The Philosophy of Style. By. Herbert Spencer. 0 (0 Reviews) Published: Downloads: 2, Share This. The Philosophy of Style. By. Herbert Spencer. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. More books by Herbert Spencer. Essays on . philosophy of style: an essay. by herbert spencer, authob of "fikst pelnciples of philosophy," "social statics," "elements of psychology," "elements of biology, 1 "education, 1 etc., etc. with notes by the editor. new york: d. appleton and company, 1, 3, and 5 bond street.


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Herbert Spencer sets here to describe the rules that capture how best to use language - namely how to convey ideas in such a way so that they leave their impression while at the same time the mental energies and mental sensitivities of the reader/listener are economised/5.

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Books Go Search Hello Select your address 5/5(4). Herbert Spencer (Author) › Visit Amazon's Herbert Spencer Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Herbert Spencer (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. ISBN ISBN /5(5). Michael W. Taylor, The Philosophy of Herbert Spencer, Continuum,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Fred Wilson, University of Toronto Herbert Spencer explained what evolution is in the first edition of The First Principles, which constituted the introduction to his whole Synthetic Philosophy, as.

This collection gathers together the works by Herbert Spencer in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume. The Principles of Psychology The Principles of Philosophy First Principles, 2nd Edition Social Statics, or The Conditions Essential to Human Happiness Specified and the First of Them Developed Essays: Scientific, Political and Speculative,/5(9).

Herbert Spencer saw himself as a philosopher rather than as a sociologist. His grand scheme. was termed Synthetic Philosophy, and it was to encompass all realms of the universe: physi-cal, psychological, biological, sociological, and ethical. The inclusion of the ethical compo-nent makes this philosophy problematic because ideological.

Herbert Spencer’s major writings included The Proper Sphere of Government (), Social Statics (), Education: Intellectual, Moral, and Physical (), and The Synthetic Philosophy, a multivolume work ranging over psychology, biology, sociology, and ethics and published between and Spencer developed an allembracing conception of evolution as the progressive development of the physical world, biological organisms, the human mind, and human culture and societies.

He is best known for coining the phrase, survival of the fittest, which he did in Principles of Biology (). About the Author Herbert Spencer () was an English philosopher, political theorist, sociological theorist, author, and editor.

He served in the later capacity for the "Economist" from to He is perhaps best known for applying evolutionary theory to social development and coined the term "survival of the fittest."5/5(4).

Get this from a library. The philosophy of Herbert Spencer. [Michael Taylor] -- Michael Taylor provides a detailed and reliable modern survey of the whole corpus of Herbert Spencer's thought. He introduces a Spencer very different to his posthumous reputation.

Herbert Spencer, –, English philosopher, b. Derby. In he moved to London, where he was an editor at The Economist and wrote his first major book, Social Statics (), which tried to establish a natural basis for political action.

Subsequently, together with Charles Darwin and Thomas Huxley, Spencer was responsible for the promulgation and public acceptance of the theory of. This vintage text contains a detailed treatise on synthetic philosophy, being an outlining of its first principles written by Herbert Spencer.

Spencer's system endeavored to demonstrate that it was possible to believe in the perfection of humanity based on complex Pages:   Philosophy of style, an essay by Herbert Spencer. This book is a reproduction of the original book published in and may have some imperfections such Pages:   Herbert Spencer introduced the phrase "survival of the fittest" in his book, Principles of Biology.

(Photo illustration by Meilan Solly / Photos via Getty Images and public domain). Spencer saw philosophy as a synthesis of the fundamental principles of the special sciences, a sort of scientific summa to replace the theological systems of the Middle Ages.

He thought of unification in terms of development, and his whole scheme was in fact suggested to him. 15 by Herbert Spencer; The Philosophy of Style by Herbert Spencer. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Spencer, Herbert, Title: The Philosophy of Style Language: English: audio books by Jane Austen Cited by: Looking for books by Herbert Spencer.

See all books authored by Herbert Spencer, including The Man versus the State, and First Principles, and more on Herbert Spencer was an English philosopher and prominent social theorist of the Victorian era. In his work The Philosophy of Style 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. Herbert Spencer argued that in a militant type of society the state would become more centralised and administrative, as compulsory education clearly showed () Herbert Spencer takes "philosophical politicians" to task for claiming that government promotes the "public good" when in fact they are seeking "party aggrandisement" ().

Interpreting Herbert Spencer's political philosophy in the light of persistent criticism that it contains a fundamental contradiction between political individualism and social organicism, this work examines and explains the apparent tensions within his philosophy.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Subjects.Herbert Spencer (–), Victorian philosopher, biologist, sociologist and political theorist, one of the founders of Social Darwinism and author of the phrase 'survival of the fittest', was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature inlosing out to Theodor Mommsen.Though Auguste Comte coined the term ” sociology,” the first book with the term sociology in its title was written in the mid th century by the English philosopher Herbert Spencer.

Following Comte, Spencer created a synthetic philosophy that attempted to find a set of rules to explain everything in the universe, including social behavior.