Illustrations of Universal Progress

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Kessinger Publishing, Sep 1, 2004 - Philosophy - 372 pages
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1890. British philosopher and sociologist, Herbert Spencer was a major figure in the intellectual life of the Victorian era. He was one of the principal proponents of evolutionary theory in the mid nineteenth century, and his reputation at the time rivaled that of Charles Darwin. Contents: Progress: Its Law and Cause; Manners and Fashion; The Genesis of Science; The Physiology of Laughter; The Origin and Function of Music; The Nebular Hypothesis; Bain on the Emotions and the Will; Illogical Geology; The Development Hypothesis; The Social Organism; Use and Beauty; The Sources of Architectural Types; and The Use of Anthropomorphism. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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Herbert Spencer (1924-2002) was a typographer, graphic designer, teacher of graphic design, and art director of the Lund Humphries publishing house from 1969 to 1988. He was editor of the journal Typographia and the Penrose Annual and Professor of Graphic Arts at the Royal College of Art.

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