The grammar of science / by Karl Pearson.

By: Pearson, Karl, 1857-1936
Language: English Publisher: London : A. and C. Black, 1900.Edition: 2d ed. rev. and enlDescription: xviii, 548 p. : tab., diagr ; 23 cm.
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Each chapter followed by a summary and bibliographical references. First edition, February 1892. Contents: I. Introductory. - -II. The facts of science. - -III. The scientific law. - -IV. Cause and effect. - -Probability. - -V. Space and time. - -VI. The geometry of motion. - -VII. Matter. - -VIII. The laws of motion. - -IX. Life. - -X. Evolution (Variation and selection)--XI. Evolution (reproduction and inheritance)--XII. The classification of the sciences. - -Appendix. - -Index.