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Herbert Spencer (1820–1903)

Spencer, Herbert. A celebrated English philosopher; born at Derby, April 27, 1820; died on Dec. 8, 1903. He published: ‘The Proper Sphere of Government’ (1842); ‘Social Statics; or, The Conditions Essential to Human Happiness’ (1851), later suppressed by the author; ‘Prospectus of a System of Synthetic Philosophy’ (1860); ‘Education’ (1861); ‘Essays’ (1858–63); ‘First Principles’ (1862); ‘Principles of Biology’ (1864); ‘Classification of the Sciences’ (1864); ‘Principles of Psychology’ (1872); ‘The Study of Sociology’ (1873); ‘Principles of Sociology’ (1876); ‘Ceremonial Institutions’ (1879); ‘Data of Ethics’ (1879); ‘Political Institutions’ (1882); ‘The Man versus the State’ (1884); ‘Ecclesiastical Institutions’ (1885); ‘Essays’ (1891), being a former work revised; ‘Social Statics’ (1892), being a former work revised; ‘Principles of Ethics’ (1893). In 1896 appeared the final volume of ‘Principles of Sociology,’ completing the ‘System of Synthetic Philosophy.’ (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).