First Principles
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First Principles

By Herbert Spencer
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Table of Contents
  • FIRST PRINCIPLES.
  • PREFACE.
    • A SYSTEM OF PHILOSOPHY.
    • FIRST PRINCIPLES.
    • THE PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY.
      • Vol. I.
      • Vol. II.
    • THE PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGY.
      • Vol. I.
      • Vol. II.
    • THE PRINCIPLES OF SOCIOLOGY.
      • Vol. I.
      • Vol. II.
      • Vol. III.
    • THE PRINCIPLES OF MORALITY.
      • Vol. I.
      • Vol. II.
  • CONTENTS.
  • PART I. THE UNKNOWABLE.
    • CHAPTER I. RELIGION AND SCIENCE.
    • CHAPTER II. ULTIMATE RELIGIOUS IDEAS.
    • CHAPTER III. ULTIMATE SCIENTIFIC IDEAS.
    • CHAPTER IV. THE RELATIVITY OF ALL KNOWLEDGE.
    • CHAPTER V. THE RECONCILIATION.
  • PART II. LAWS OF THE KNOWABLE.
    • CHAPTER I. LAWS IN GENERAL.
    • CHAPTER II. THE LAW OF EVOLUTION.[8]
    • CHAPTER III. THE LAW OF EVOLUTION, CONTINUED.
    • CHAPTER IV. THE CAUSES OF EVOLUTION.
    • CHAPTER V. SPACE, TIME, MATTER, MOTION, AND FORCE.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE INDESTRUCTIBILITY OF MATTER.
    • CHAPTER VII. THE CONTINUITY OF MOTION.
    • CHAPTER VIII. THE PERSISTENCE OF FORCE.[12]
    • CHAPTER IX. THE CORRELATION AND EQUIVALENCE OF FORCES.
    • CHAPTER X. THE DIRECTION OF MOTION.
    • CHAPTER XI. THE RHYTHM OF MOTION.
    • CHAPTER XII. THE CONDITIONS ESSENTIAL TO EVOLUTION.
    • CHAPTER XIII. THE INSTABILITY OF THE HOMOGENEOUS.[16]
    • CHAPTER XIV. THE MULTIPLICATION OF EFFECTS.
    • CHAPTER XV. DIFFERENTIATION AND INTEGRATION.
    • CHAPTER XVI. EQUILIBRATION.
    • CHAPTER XVII. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION.
  • TRANSCRIBER’S NOTES
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