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" All observable phenomena may be included within a very few natural categories, so arranged as that the study of each category may be grounded on the principal laws of the preceding, and serve as the basis of the next ensuing. This order is determined... "
Illustrations of Universal Progress: A Series of Discussions - Page 131
by Herbert Spencer - 1865 - 451 pages
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Comte's philosophy of the sciences: being an exposition of the principles of ...

George Henry Lewes - Positivism - 1853 - 351 pages
...laws of the preceding category, and become, in its turn, a foundation for the study of the succeeding. This order is determined by the degree of simplicity, or, what comes to the same thing, by the degree of the generality of the phenomena. From this difference in simplicity or generality...
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The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte

Auguste Comte - Positivism - 1855 - 838 pages
...preceding, and serve as the basis of the next ensuing. This order is determined by the degree centrum ^ simplicity, or> what comes to the same thing, of generality of their phenomena. Hence results their Dependence. successive dependence, and the greater or lesser facility for being...
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Essays--scientific, political and speculative

Herbert Spencer - Philosophy - 1858 - 435 pages
...he asserts that the rational order of the sciences, like the order of their historic development, " is determined by the degree of simplicity, or, what...the same thing, of generality of their phenomena;" it might contrariwise be asserted, that, commencing with the complex and the special, mankind have...
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Essays: Scientific, Political and Speculative, Volume 1

Herbert Spencer - Science - 1858
...he asserts that the rational order of the sciences, like the order of their historic development, " is determined by the degree of simplicity, or, what...the same thing, of generality of their phenomena;" it might contrariwise be asserted, that, commencing with the / complex and the special, mankind have...
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The Continental Monthly, Volume 4

1863
...may be grounded- on the principal laws of the preceding, and serve as the basis of the next ensuing. This order is determined by the degree of simplicity,...the same thing, of generality of their phenomena. Hence results their successive dependence, and the greater or lesser facility for being studied.' In...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 20

Robert Vaughan - 1854
...the rational order of the sciences, like the order of their historic development, ' is deter' mined by the degree of simplicity, or, what comes to the same ' thing, of generality of their phenomena,' it might contrariwise be asserted, that whilst commencing with the complex and the special, mankind...
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Recent Discussions in Science, Philosophy, and Morals

Herbert Spencer - Ethics - 1871 - 234 pages
...chapter of his Cours dc Philosophic Posi<<** M. Comto says: — "Our problem is, then, to find tho one rational order, amongst a host of possible systems."...of simplicity, or, what comes to the same thing, of general* ity of their phenomena." And the arrangement he deduces runs thus: Mathematies, Astronomy,...
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Comte's Philosophy of the Sciences: Being an Exposition of the Principles of ...

George Henry Lewes - Positivism - 1871 - 351 pages
...laws of the preceding category, and become, in its turn, a foundation for the study of the succeeding. This order is determined by the degree of simplicity, or, what comes to the same thing, by the degree of the generality of the phenomena. Prom this difference in simplicity or generality...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 28

Science - 1885
...[Comte] asserts that the rational order of the sciences, like the order of their historic development, ' is determined by the degree of simplicity, or, what...the same thing, of generality of their phenomena,' it might, contrariwise, be asserted that, commencing with the complex and the special, mankind have...
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Recent Discussions in Science, Philosophy, and Morals

Herbert Spencer - Ethics - 1873 - 349 pages
...possible systems." ..." This order is determined by tho degree of simplicity, or, what comes to tho same thing, of generality of their phenomena." And...deduces runs thus: Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, C/temistry, Physiology, Social Physics. This he asserts to bo " tho true filiation of tho sciences."...
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