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Social SciencesHerbert Spencer’s main contribution to the field of sociology was to relate the ideas of Charles Darwin to societies. Darwin’s ideas were, of course, conceived of in terms of animal species....
Herbert SpencerHerbert Spencer first used the descriptive phrase "survival of the fittest." When Charles Darwin published the original edition of On the Origin of Species in 1859, the concept was in place but not...
Herbert SpencerSpencer's view was manifested mainly in the fact that the political and economic principles of the time tended very much towards laissez-faire capitalism. Spencer viewed society as a social...