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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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Autobiographies

Charles Darwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 97 pages
Presents a fragment of a memoir that Darwin wrote at the age of twenty-nine, and the longer piece entitled "Recollections," which he wrote in 1876.
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Dying to Know: Scientific Epistemology and Narrative in Victorian England

George Levine - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 326 pages
...his facts with a purpose. He claims, for example, that in his first notebook, opened in July 1837, he “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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In Darwin's Shadow : The Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace: A ...

Michael Shermer - Science - 2002 - 448 pages
Virtually unknown today, Alfred Russel Wallace was the co-discoverer of natural selection with Charles Darwin and an eminent scientist who stood out among his Victorian peers ...
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The Return of Science: Evolution, History, and Theory

Philip Pomper, David Gary Shaw - History - 2002 - 306 pages
...he was an active theoriser." 12 Misleadingly at one point, Darwin commented that he operated solely on "true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale." This was a sop to his positivist doubters. Theory was always present in Darwin's observation of what...
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On the Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - History - 2003 - 672 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 skilful breeders and gardeners, and by extensive...
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An Invitation to Anthropology: The Structure, Evolution and Cultural ...

Josep R. Llobera - Social Science - 2003 - 262 pages
...which could possibly have any bearing on it'. In his Autobiography (1887: 119)) he says explicitly: 'I worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale'. On the other hand, if we look at Darwin's scientific notebooks and correspondence, it is obvious that...
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An Invitation to Anthropology: The Structure, Evolution and Cultural ...

Josep R. Llobera - Social Science - 2003 - 262 pages
...which could possibly have any bearing on it'. In his Autobiography (1887: 119)) he says explicitly: 'I worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale'. On the other hand, if we look at Darwin's scientific notebooks and correspondence, it is obvious that...
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Most Honourable Remembrance: The Life and Work of Thomas Bayes

Andrew I. Dale - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 668 pages
...followed the Lord Chancellor's advice: in his autobiographical sketch Charles Darwin rehatest that he ‘worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale', though a little later he writes I have steadily endeavoured to keep my mind free so as to give up any...
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The Autobiography of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 84 pages
...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...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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Induction and Deduction in the Sciences

Friedrich Stadler - Philosophy - 2004 - 359 pages
...inductive view is a particularly telling one. In July 1837, Charles Darwin recorded in his autobiography: 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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