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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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Darwin and the Emergence of Evolutionary Theories of Mind and Behavior

Robert J. Richards - Psychology - 1987 - 700 pages
...in terms of mid-ninctccnthccntury scientific orthodoxy: "My first DOtC-book was opened in July 1837. I worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale . . ." (p. 119). His own recollections notwithstanding, probably no phrase appears more often in his...
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The Metaphysics of Evolution: Naqshbandis in the Ottoman World, 1450-1700

David L. Hull - Science - 1989 - 331 pages
...reasoning in the mixed sciences” and claimed, in the formulation of evolutionary theory, to have “worked on true Baconian principles and without...any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale.” 12 Yet he objected to the view that “geologists ought only to observe and not to theorize,” remarking...
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Social Science as Civic Discourse: Essays on the Invention, Legitimation ...

Richard Harvey Brown - Social Science - 1989 - 227 pages
...well. Charles Darwin (1896, 87) disingenuously renounced his own imagination, claiming that he had “worked on true Baconian principles, and without...any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale.” In 1936 the economist Edward A. Ross announced his pursuit of the research program contained in “that...
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Mathematics and the Unexpected

Ivar Ekeland - Mathematics - 1990 - 146 pages
"Not the least unexpected thing about Mathematics and the Unexpected is that a real mathematician should write not just a literate work, but a literary one."—Ian Stewart, New ...
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Classification, Evolution, and the Nature of Biology

Alec L. Panchen - Science - 1992 - 403 pages
Historically, naturalists who proposed theories of evolution, including Darwin and Wallace, did so in order to explain the apparent relationship of natural classification. This ...
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The Scientific Revolution in National Context

Roy Porter - History - 1992 - 305 pages
...seen in countless examples, such as Charles Darwin's proud claim in his Autobiography (1876) that ho 'worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale'. 49 But perhaps the greatest measure of its success is the fact that most people, scientist and non-scientist...
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Knowledge and Persuasion in Economics

Donald N. McCloskey, Deirdre N. McCloskey - Business & Economics - 1994 - 445 pages
...work I allowed myself to speculate on the subject." He claimed too in his published Autobiography that "I worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale" (quoted in JA Campbell 1987). But we know from his notebooks, not intended for publication, that he...
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The Spiritual Quest: Transcendence in Myth, Religion, and Science

Robert M. Torrance - Religion - 1994 - 367 pages
Robert Torrance's wide-ranging, innovative study argues that the spiritual quest is rooted in our biological, psychological, linguistic, and social nature. The quest is not, as ...
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Life in the Glory of Its Radiating Manifestations: 25th Anniversary Publication

Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka - Philosophy - 1996 - 590 pages
...plants under domestication and nature, some light might perhaps be thrown on the whole subject. ... 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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On Evolution: The Development of the Theory of Natural Selection

Charles Darwin - Reference - 1996 - 356 pages
...some light might perhaps be thrown on the whole subject. My first note-book was opened in July 1837.1 worked on true Baconian principles, and without any...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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