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Illustrations of Universal Progress: A Series of Discussions - Page 142
by Herbert Spencer - 1867 - 451 pages
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History of the Inductive Sciences: From the Earliest to the ..., Volume 1

William Whewell - Science - 1837
...were afterwards referred, was perfectly correct and general, and led to exact solutions in all cases. The reader has already seen repeatedly in the course...to men's minds before simple and elementary ones. The " hypothesis" assumed by Huyghens was 7 Ilor. ORC. Prcf. VOL. II. 0 this ; " that if any weights...
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History of the inductive sciences: from the earliest to the ..., Volume 2

William Whewell - Science - 1837
...was perfectly correct and general, and led to exact solutions in all cases. The reader has already V seen repeatedly in the course of this history, complex...to men's minds before simple and elementary ones. The " hypothesis" assumed by Huyghens was 7 Ilor. Osc. Pref. VOL. II. G this ; " that if any weights...
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History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present ..., Volume 2

William Whewell - Science - 1857
...were afterwards referred, was perfectly correct and general, and led to exact solutions in all cases. The reader has already seen repeatedly in the course of this history, complex and derivative prin6 B. iii. Lemma iii. to Prop, xxxlx. ' Mont. 11. 423. 1 Hor. Osc. Pref. ciples presenting themselves...
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I. The Greek school philosophy, with reference to physical science. II. The ...

William Whewell - Science - 1858
...were afterwards referred, was perfectly correct and general, and led to exact solutions in all cases. The reader has already seen repeatedly in the course...to men's minds, before simple and elementary ones. The " hypothesis" assumed by Huyghens was this ; " that if any weights are put in motion by the force...
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History of the inductive sciences from the earliest to the present ..., Volume 1

William Whewell - Science - 1858
...were afterwards referred, was perfectly correct and general, and led to exact solutions in all cases. The reader has already seen repeatedly in the course...to men's minds, before simple and elementary ones. The " hypothesis" assumed by Huyghens was this ; " that if any weights are put in motion by the force...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 20

Robert Vaughan - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1854
...phenomena,' it might contrariwise be asserted, that whilst commencing with the complex and the special, mankind have progressed step by step to a knowledge of greater simplicity and wider generality. Even from M. Comte's own work, numerous facts, admissions, and arguments, might be pinked out, tending...
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Recent Discussions in Science, Philosophy, and Morals

Herbert Spencer - Science - 1871 - 234 pages
...their phenomena;" it might contrariwise bo asserted, that, commencing with tho complex and the special, mankind have progressed step by step to a knowledge...much evidence is there of this as to have drawn from Whewcll, in his History of the Inductive /Sciences, the general remark that "the reader has already...
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Recent Discussions in Science, Philosophy, and Morals

Herbert Spencer - Science - 1873 - 349 pages
...their phenomena;" it might contrariwise be asserted, that, commencing with the complex and the special, mankind have progressed step by step to a knowledge...remark that " the reader has already seen repeatedly %. the course of this history, complex and derivative principles presenting themselves to men's minds...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 28

Technology - 1886
...phenomena,' it might, contrariwise, be asserted that, commencing with the complex and the special, mankind have progressed step by step to a knowledge of greater simplicity and wider generality." SPEKCIR, " The Genesis of Science." Mr. Spencer goes on to quote a remark of Whewell'B that " the...
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