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" Darwin opened his first note-book for the collection of facts which bore in any way on variation in animals and plants under domestication and in Nature. He says : " I worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale... "
From the Greeks to Darwin: an outline of the development of the evolution idea - Page 234
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1905 - 259 pages
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Dental Digest, Volume 5

Dentistry - 1899
...some light might perhaps be thrown on the whole subject. My first note-book was opened in July, 1837. I worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale. ... I soon perceived that selection was the keystone of man's success in making useful races of animals...
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The Development of Darwin's Theory: Natural History, Natural Theology, and ...

Dov Ospovat - Science - 1995 - 301 pages
...1:144-5, 172-4. 9 "Sketch of 1842," p. 7; LLD, 1:473. 1o Darwin, Autobiography, p. 124. 11 Ibid., p. 119: "I worked on true Baconian principles, and without...scale, more especially with respect to domesticated productions, by printed enquiries, by conversation with skilful breeders and gardeners, and by extensive...
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Evolution: Genesis and Revelations: With Readings from Empedocles to Wilson

C. Leon Harris - Science - 1981 - 339 pages
...some light might perhaps be thrown on the whole subject. My first notebook was opened in July 1837. I worked on true Baconian principles, and without...scale, more especially with respect to domesticated productions, by printed enquiries, by conversation with skillful breeders and gardeners, and by extensive...
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A History of Greek Philosophy: Volume 6, Aristotle: An Encounter

W. K. C. Guthrie, William Keith Chambers Guthrie - Philosophy - 1990 - 476 pages
...observation must be for or against some view if it is to be of any service.' Elsewhere he claimed to have 'worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale'. He did nevertheless start with a question in 1 Cf. the anti-evolutionary remark at GA 778 b 1-6: 'The...
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The Discovery of Time

Stephen Toulmin - Philosophy - 1965 - 280 pages
Examines the development of the concept of history and analyzes its impact on science and attitudes toward the natural world
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Foundations of Morality, Human Rights, and the Human Sciences ..., Volume 15

Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, Calvin O. Schrag - Philosophy - 1983 - 579 pages
...pursuit of "facts." As he remarks in his Autobiography: "My first note-book was opened in July, 1837.1 worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale. .. ." 2 More than twenty years later, just before publication of the Origin, he wrote to a friend:...
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The Cultivation of Hatred, Volume 3

Peter Gay - History - 1993 - 685 pages
...Darwin. Studying plants and fossils with equal assiduity, he had started his first notebook in July 1837. I worked on true Baconian principles, and without...any theory collected facts on a whole-sale scale. It was only after stumbling on Malthus's book on population a year later that he at last got a theory...
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Revolution in Science

I. Bernard Cohen - History - 1985 - 711 pages
.... . . the true method of induction. "But Darwin asserted in his Autobiography (1887, i: 83) that he "worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale." Darwin was particularly pleased to learn that the "method of investigation pursued was in every respect...
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The Individual Subject and Scientific Psychology

Jaan Valsiner - Psychology - 1986 - 408 pages
...between the method of induction versus deduction. Although even Darwin wrote in his autobiography that he "worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale," Stephen Jay Gould, in an analysis of Darwin's notebooks, clearly showed that Darwin was never just...
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That Noble Dream: The 'Objectivity Question' and the American Historical ...

Peter Novick - History - 1988 - 648 pages
...his Autobiography, where, describing his path to the theory of natural selection, he claimed to have "worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale. " " The most prominent enemies of "Baconian induction" in America, such as Bowen and Agassiz, were...
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