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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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The Autobiography of Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887 - 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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Science but Not Scientists

Vernon L. Grose - Education - 2006 - 740 pages
...autobiographical sketch, contemporary with the sixth edition of The Origin of Species, he said of himself that he "worked on. true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale" (p. 83); but later in the same work (p. 103) he said that he could not resist forming a hypothesis...
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Science but Not Scientists

Vernon L. Grose - Education - 2006 - 740 pages
...autobiographical sketch, contemporary with the sixth edition of The Origin of Species, he said of himself that he "worked on. true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale" (p. 83); but later in the same work (p. 103) he said that he could not resist forming a hypothesis...
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