The Factors of Organic Evolution

The Factors of Organic Evolution

by Herbert Spencer

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The two parts of which this Essay consists, originally published in The Nineteenth Century for April and May 1886 respectively, now reappear with the assent of the proprietor and editor of that periodical, to whom my thanks are due for his courtesy in giving it. Some passages of considerable length which, with a view to needful brevity, were omitted when the articles first appeared, have been restored.

Though the direct bearings of the arguments contained in this Essay are biological, the argument contained in its first half has indirect bearings upon Psychology, Ethics, and Sociology. My belief in the profound importance of these indirect bearings, was originally a chief prompter to set forth the argument; and it now prompts me to re-issue it in permanent form.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781406880793
Publisher: PBShop.CO.UK LTD dba Echo Library
Publication date: 12/19/2016
Edition description: Reprint of an Earlier ed.
Pages: 60
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.14(d)

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