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" The Statistical Society will consider it to be the first and most essential rule of its conduct to exclude carefully all opinions from its transactions and publications, to confine its attention rigorously to facts, and, as far as it may be found... "
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by British Association for the Advancement of Science - 1834
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The Quarterly Journal of Education, Volume 8

Education - 1834
...prospects of society, confining its attention to facts only, and, as far as possible, to such facts as can be stated numerically, and arranged in tables....and organize its general council in such a manner as to enable that council to deal conveniently with all the subdivisions of the subject-matter before...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 17

Science - 1834
...the first and most essential rule of its conduct to confine its attention rigorously to facts, and, as far as it may be found possible, to facts which...can be stated numerically, and arranged in tables, did not feel justified in entering upon the consideration of the contents of this paper. EVENING ...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 17

Robert Jameson - Science - 1834
...the first and most essential rule of its conduct to confine its attention rigorously to facts, and, as far as it may be found possible, to facts which...can be stated numerically, and arranged in tables, did not feel justified in entering upon the consideration of the contents of this paper. EVENING ...
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THE LONDON ADN WESTMINSTER

The London and Westminster Review April-August,1838 - 1838
...arranging facts. This is statistics, if statistics is not arithmetic. Statists confine themselves as far as possible " to facts which can be stated numerically and arranged in tables." But a form of arrangement is not a science.* R. * We have seen quoted with great approbation a definition...
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On the Sufficiency of the Parochial System: Without a Poor Rate, for the ...

Thomas Chalmers - Church work with the poor - 1841 - 336 pages
...first, they propose " to confine their atten tion rigorously to facts and, as far as it may b found possible, to facts which can be stated numerically and arranged in tables." Now by this exclusion of all which cannot be stated numerically, we venture to affirm that an interdict...
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries, Volume 17

Insurance - 1873
...from its transactions and publications, to confine its attention rigorously to facts, and, as far as it may be found possible, to facts which...operation of the Society will probably be to subdivide and organise its General Council in such a manner as may enable that Council to deal conveniently with...
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"Cijfers en aequaties" en "kennis der staatskrachten": statistiek in ...

Ida H. Stamhuis - Netherlands - 1989 - 295 pages
...its transactions and publications to confine its attention rigorously to facts and as far as may be found possible, to facts which can be stated numerically and arranged in tables."9 Na een moeilijke start werd in 1838 begonnen met het uitgeven van een eigen tijdschrift,...
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The Science of Public Policy: Evolution of policy sciences, pt. 1

Tadao Miyakawa - Political Science - 1999 - 512 pages
...opinions from its transactions and publications - to confine its attention rigorously to facts - and, as far as it may be found possible, to facts which can be stated numerically and arranged in tables."12 The London Society began with the project of a great questionnaire or interrogatory, which...
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When Information Came of Age : Technologies of Knowledge in the Age of ...

Daniel R. Headrick Professor of Social Science and History Roosevelt University - Technology & Engineering - 2000 - 246 pages
...opinions from its transactions and publications to confine its attention rigorously to facts and, as far as it may be found possible, to facts which can be stated numerically and arranged in tables.108 Behind this facade of unsullied objectivity, the founders of the society and others that...
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William Stanley Jevons and the Making of Modern Economics

Harro Maas - Business & Economics - 2005 - 330 pages
...its transactions and publications [and] confine its attention rigorously to facts - and, as far as may be found possible, to facts which can be stated numerically and arranged in tables" (Newmarch 1869, 386). That was it. There followed an enumeration of the classes of facts to which the...
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