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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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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
...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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The History and Philosophy of Social Science

Scott Gordon - Business & Economics - 1993 - 690 pages
...he began to collect material on organic transformation: My first notebook was opened in July 1837. 1 worked on true Baconian principles, and without any...scale, more especially with respect to domesticated productions. . . . I soon perceived that selection was the keystone of man's success in making useful...
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Classification, Evolution, and the Nature of Biology

Alec L. Panchen - Science - 1992 - 403 pages
...first from his autobiography, the second from a letter written to Henry Fawcett in September 1861: I 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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The Scientific Revolution in National Context

Roy Porter, Mikulas Teich - 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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Landmark Essays on Rhetorical Criticism

Thomas W. Benson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1993 - 247 pages
...chief maker of one of these revolutions, Charles Darwin, described his own perception of his procedure: "I worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale. ...'" The activity of facts in dictating conclusions was even more clearly highlighted in the work...
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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 - 330 pages
...Stuart Mill had codified experimental induction, professed with retrospective orthodoxy that he had “worked on true Baconian principles, and without...any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale,” reaching his conclusions by painstaking adherence to inductive procedures. Yet as Peter Medawar, who...
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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, Thomas F. Glick, David Kohn - 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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