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Adolphe Quetelet, Social Physics and the Average Men of Science, 1796-1874

Adolphe Quetelet, Social Physics and the Average Men of Science, 1796-1874( )
Author: Donnelly, Kevin
Series title:Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century Ser.
ISBN:978-1-84893-568-6
Publication Date:Jun 2015
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $252.00
Book Description:

Adolphe Quetelet was an influential scientist whose controversial work was condemned by John Stuart Mill and Charles Dickens. He was in contact with many Victorian elite, including Babbage, Herschel and Faraday. This is the first scholarly biography of Quetelet, exploring his contribution to quantitative reasoning and place in intellectual history.

Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Social Scientists & Psychologists
Science / History
History / Civilization
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.286 cm
Book Weight:0.497 Kilograms



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