Herbert Spencer, 1820-1903. English philosopher best known for his application of Darwinism to human society.
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An extensive online biography of this Victorian thinker.
Herbert Spencer: Social Darwinism in Education
A short article by Robert Barger, considering Spencer's legacy as a philosopher of education.
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Herbert Spencer
Biographical information and an explanation of his philosophy. By William Sweet.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Herbert Spencer
Article by David Weinstein. Attempts to restore this philosopher to his place in the liberal utilitarian tradition.
Victorian Web: Herbert Spencer (1820-1903)
A capsule view of Spencer's life and legacy, with links.
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