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From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[Duncan] Stewart
Date:
1834-4
Source of text:
UCT JH Letters A1.47 (C: Univ. of Witwatersrand) South African Libraries, 7 (19
Summary:

After a very candid analysis of his own strengths and limitations in learning, JH surveys mathematics and empirical science, noting the works of highest quality and greatest accessibility. JH then provides an analysis of historical inquiry and the allied area of political philosophy, stressing the importance of statistically based studies. Concludes by a discussion of philosophy, especially logic and methodologies of inquiry.

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John Herschel Project
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