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Herbert Spencer, The Study of Sociology [1873]

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The Study of Sociology (London: Henry S. King, 1873).

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Spencer was one of the pioneers of the discipline of sociology. This is is a survey of the topic and one his innovations was the application of the idea of natural selection to the survival of groups and institutional arrangements.

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