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Omfatter også følgende navne: Francis Galton, Sir Francis Galton, Sir Francis Galton

Image credit: From "The Life, Letters, and Labors of Francis Galton" by Karl Pearson.

Værker af Francis Galton

Essays in Eugenics (1985) 16 eksemplarer
English Men of Science: Their Nature and Nurture (1970) 8 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Piccolo manuale di sopravvivenza (2001) 8 eksemplarer
Natural Inheritance (1989) 6 eksemplarer
Memories of My Life (1974) 6 eksemplarer

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The World of Mathematics, Volume 2 (1956) — Bidragyder — 124 eksemplarer

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Francis Galton mailed surveys to a bunch of scientists to find out if interest in science was due to nature or nurture. He decides nature, but fails to account for class in any meaningful sense, which seems like a major foul-up. He may have invented both statistics and surveys, but judging by this book, he was not very good at it, probably because he also invented eugenics. You're better off reading The Victorian Scientist: The Growth of a Profession by Jack Meadows, which summarizes all the bits that are useful to a modern-day scholar.… (mere)
 
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Stevil2001 | Apr 10, 2014 |
Fascinating tips for the Victorian traveller/explorer.
 
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celephicus | 1 anden anmeldelse | Mar 24, 2010 |
1st pub 1872 for the TRUE traveler adventurer.
 
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kitchengardenbooks | 1 anden anmeldelse | May 12, 2009 |

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