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According to Spencer


"According to Spencer" is a 2001 film starring Jesse Bradford, Mia Kirshner, David Krumholtz, Adam Goldberg, and Brad Rowe.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Metaphysics (2011)

by Gary Rosenkrantz, Joshua Hoffman

According to Spencer, the evolution of various sorts of entities (e.g., elements, chemical compounds, stars, sPEnCEr,hErbErt • 285.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology (2009)

by Alan Barnard, Jonathan Spencer, Professor of the Anthropology of South Asia Jonathan Spencer

According to Spencer, however, ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Organization Studies (2008)

by Stewart Clegg, James R. Bailey

According to Spencer, fashion was intrinsically imitative, but the imitation could stem from two widely divergent motives. One was reverential imitation, such as the modification of a monarch's costume, no matter how absurd, being imitated by ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Utopianism (2017)

by Toby Widdicombe, James M. Morris, Andrea Kross

All things, according to Spencer, have been and are moving necessarily upward by means of warfare from the homogeneous to the heterogeneous in which all unfitness or imperfection will disappear. Spencer's writings brought evolutionary ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Comparative Sociology (2014)

According to Spencer, professions emerged in a stage of societal development when basic needs of survival have been met. Whereas other institutions evolved to defend, sustain, and regulate life, professions emerged to enhance or augment ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nineteenth-century Thought (2005)

by Gregory Claeys

Hence, according to Spencer, society had no moral personality that could justify claims against the interests of its members; it could only progress when enough of those members agreed upon the justice of certain practices in a coalition ...

Google previewAfrican American Folklore: An Encyclopedia for Students (2016)

An Encyclopedia for Students by Anand Prahlad

According to Spencer, the devil of blues theology is linked to the African trickster deity, Legba. Folklorist Melville Herskovits argued similarly for a different concept of the devil among African-derived people in the United States. Herskovits ...

Google previewDictionary of Multicultural Psychology (2004)

Issues, Terms, and Concepts by Lena E. Hall

According to Spencer, evolution consists of development and growth. Development is the emergence of new forms, and growth is an increase in the number of these forms. In addition, there are two forms of cultural evolution: unilinear and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

Subjective idealism, denying that the unknowable exists at all, is therefore, according to Spencer, quite unthinkable. But every effort, to give a positive account of ultimate reality breaks down by leading us to unavoidable contradictions, such as ...

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