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Spencerianism

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noun Spen·ce·ri·an·ism \spen-ˈsir-ē-ə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of Spencerianism

  1. :  the synthetic philosophy of Herbert Spencer that has as its central idea the mechanistic evolution of the cosmos from relative simplicity to relative complexity



1881

First Known Use of spencerianism

1881


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