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Herbert Spencer

Herbert Spencer was an English philosopher, psychologist, biologist, anthropologist, and sociologist famous for his hypothesis of social Darwinism. Spencer originated the expression "survival of the fittest", which he coined in Principles of Biology after reading Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species. The term strongly suggests natural selection, yet Spencer saw evolution as extending into realms of sociology and ethics, so he also supported... Read More

Born27 April 1820
Derby, Derbyshire, England
Died8 December 1903 (aged 83)
Brighton, Sussex, England
Era19th-century philosophy


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