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Herbert Spencer: the man and his work

  • 227 Pages
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  • English
Chapman and Hall , London
Statementby Hector Macpherson
LC ClassificationsB1656 .M2 1901
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 227 pages ;
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Open LibraryOL26696111M

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The Man Versus the State is a work of political theory by Herbert Spencer. It was first published in book form in by Williams and Norgate, London and Edinburgh, from articles previously published in The Contemporary Review. The book consists of four main chapters: The New Toryism, The Coming Slavery, The Sins of Legislators and The Great Political Superstition.

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: A biographical Sketch: Herbert Spencer was born in Derby, England on Apin a middle class family.

His family members were highly individualistic in their outlook and Spencer also inherited the same tradition. Due to his ill-health he could not go to any conventional school rather received education from his father.

“Mr. George Spencer’s philosophy might be materialistic in its tone and tendency; but it was ethical, social, and political—that is, in the relations of man to man and to his Edition: current; Page: [53] own inner sense. It was Herbert Spencer: the man and his work book, for he had to avoid the politics of the day, and perhaps had no decided opinions upon them.

Herbert Spencer - Herbert Spencer - The synthetic philosophy in outline: 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 by the evolution of biological species. Herbert Spencer as a young man (Engraving by Geo. Perine) Born in Derby in central England, Spencer was largely self-taught. He worked as a railway engineer and a.

The republication of this book is eminently fitting at this time. It is a valuable, and most readable contribution to a subject meriting renewed reflection.

Jay Rumney's Herbert Spencer's Sociology first appeared in In that year Talcott Parsons, citing Crane Brinton, declared: "Spencer is dead. But who killed him and how?"; It was the thesis of Parsons' famous The Structure of Social.

Herbert Spencer, English sociologist, philosopher, and early advocate of the theory of evolution. He advocated the preeminence of the individual over society and of science over religion and is remembered for his doctrine of social Darwinism. His magnum opus was The Synthetic Philosophy ().

Herbert Spencer's Critique of 'Great Man Theory' From The Study of Sociology () Original text at An allied class, equally unprepared to interpret sociological phenomena scientifically, is the class which sees in the course of civilization little else than a record of remarkable persons and their doings.

One who is conspicuous. “This is an important book because of the questions it raises, the issues it covers, and the illumination it brings to Eliot and Spencer and to crucial problems in the nineteenth century: Paxton looks at the ways scientific data get turned into arguments about the nature of women in society, about women and education, about women and sexuality.

Herbert Spencer remains a significant but poorly understood figure in 19th century intellectual life.

His ideas on evolution ranged across the natural sciences and philosophy, and he pioneered new ideas in psychology and sociology. This book comprehensively examines his work and strips away common misconceptions about his sociology. Upon reading these, Spencer embarked on his life-long work.

His second book, Principles of Psychology, was published in The book was not very successful, and the first edition did not sell out until InHerbert Spencer had a draft for his work, System of Synthetic Philosophy.

It was going to show that the principle of evolution. I have two Herbert Spencer works including "the Principles of Psychology". I would not recommend any books by this man.

His writing is pretentiously grandiose and often based on his personal idle reflections on the subject matter he is discussing. He is typically Victorian in the naive and grandiose approach to simple s: Page vii - The plan of the ' Descriptive Sociology ' is new, and the task Is one eminently fitted to be dealt with by Mr.

Herbert Spencer's faculty of scientific organizing. Appears in 35 books from   Career and Later Life. Spencer's career became focused on intellectual matters in when he became an editor for The Economist, the now widely-read weekly magazine that was first published in England in While working for the magazine throughSpencer also wrote his first book, Social Statics, and published it in Titled for a concept of August Comte, in this work, Spencer.

A fantastic look at Spencer's life and Philosophy. This book provides an over view of Spencer in great depth. It places Spencer's philosophy in a context that can only be achieved by knowing the man himself.

It also provides an intricate look at what makes Spencer's idea of individualism far different and far more complete than any other.4/5(2).

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Herbert Spencer has books on Goodreads with ratings. Herbert Spencer’s most popular book is The Man Versus the State: With Six Essays on Governm. Spencer's political views from this period were expressed in what has become his most famous work, The Man versus the state.

Tomb of Herbert Spencer in Highgate Cemetery The exception to Spencer's growing conservativism was that he remained throughout his life.

Herbert Spencer. Herbert Spencer (27 April – 8 December ) was an English philosopher and prominent liberal political gh today he is chiefly remembered as the father of Social Darwinism, a school of thought that applied the evolutionist theory of survival of the fittest (a phrase coined by Spencer) to human societies, he also contributed to a wide range of subjects.

For many people the name of the English philosopher Herbert Spencer (–) would be virtually synonymous with Social Darwinism. Not only did Spencer coin the expression ‘the survival of the fittest’ and apply it to social evolution, he was also instrumental in popularising the. Herbert Spencer.

Herbert Spencer was one of the leading 19th-century English radical individualists. He began working as a journalist for the laissez-faire magazine The Economist in the s. Much of the rest of his life was spent working on an all-encompassing theory of human development based upon the ideas of individualism, utilitarian moral theory, social and biological evolution, limited.

Spencer anticipated the work of Nobel Laureate F.A. Hayek who explained how the essential institutions of a free society are the result of spontaneous human action. Spencer had his greatest impact in America. ByAtlantic Monthly reported: “Mr. Herbert Spencer represents the scientific spirit of the age.” His principles, the magazine.

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HERBERT SPENCER (–) Brian Holmes1 Herbert Spencer was a gifted amateur. Compared with his distinguished contemporaries, he was neither as precocious as J.S. Mill nor as well-educated as Charles Darwin and T.H. Huxley. Mill, a famous philosopher, was learning Greek at the age of 3 and had written a Roman history at the age of 6 (Bain.

This edition of Herbert's fiery book published inincludes additional material--the great English libertarian sociologist Herbert Spencer sees a statist corruption appearing within the liberal ideological framework, and warned of the Coming Slavery. ‎The English philosopher Herbert Spencer ( - ) was a colossus of the Victorian age.

His works ranked alongside those of Darwin and Marx in the development of disciplines as wide ranging as sociology, anthropology, political theory, philosophy and psychology.

In this acclaimed stud. He also wrote several other books such as Justice, Nature and Reality of Religion. His most important work on politics, The Man Versus the State, was published in Political Ideas of Herbert Spencer: 1. Method: It is said that the method applied by Spencer for the analysis of political phenomena and related ideas is called scientific method.In his later years, Spencer often complained that his first major work, Social Statics, 2.

had re-ceived too much attention. He saw this book as an early and flawed attempt to delineate his moral philosophy and, hence, as not representative of his more mature thought.

Yet, the basic premise of the work is repeated in one of his last books. Herbert Spencer is believed to be the only philosopher to have sold over a million copies of his work during his lifetime. He was a great influence on leaders, doctors, engineers, physicists, and the everyday man.