Essays: Scientific, Political and Speculative, Vol. 1
Volume 1 of a three volume collection of Spencer’s essays which cover political philosophy, sociology, science, and current affairs.
Essays: Scientific, Political, and Speculative. Library Edition, containing Seven Essays not before republished, and various other Additions (London: Williams and Norgate, 1891). Vol. 1
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- Author: Herbert Spencer
- Essays: Scientific, Political and Speculative, 3 vols. (1891) (Herbert Spencer)
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Table of Contents
- CONTENTS OF VOL. I.
- the development hypothesis.
- progress: its law and cause.
- transcendental physiology.
- the nebular hypothesis.
- the constitution of the sun.
- 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.
- a counter-criticism.