Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative; Vol. 2 of 3 by Herbert Spencer

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Author Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903
Title Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative; Vol. 2 of 3
Library Edition (1891), Containing Seven Essays not before Republished, and Various other Additions.
Alternate Title Essays: Scientific, Political, and Speculative; Vol. 2 of 3
Contents 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.
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Language English
LoC Class B: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
Subject Science
Subject Philosophy
Subject Political science
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