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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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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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The Grammar of Science

Karl Pearson - Science - 2004 - 394 pages
...whole subject. My first note-book was opened in July 1837. I worked on true Baconian principles, 2 and, without any theory, collected facts on a wholesale...scale, more especially with respect to domesticated productions, by printed inquiries, by conversation with skilful breeders and 1 The Lzfe and Letters...
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The Autobiography of Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 2005 - 412 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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Your Research Project: A Step-by-step Guide for the First-time Researcher

Nicholas Walliman - Reference - 2005 - 450 pages
...10—11) quoted Darwin himself in his sixth edition of Origin of Species where he wrote of himself that he ‘worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale', but later on admitted that he could not resist forming a hypothesis on every subject. But when inductive...
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Charles Darwin and The Origin of Species

Keith Francis - History - 2007 - 192 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 [sic] breeders and gardeners, and by...
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The Psychology of Science and the Origins of the Scientific Mind

Gregory J. Feist - Psychology - 2008 - 336 pages
...of his earliest notebook portrays them as atheoretical: "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." Darwin continues: "In October 1838 [it was September], that is, fifteen months after I had begun my...
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