Famous Utilitarian: Herbert Spencer

Herbert Spencer was an English philosopher, biologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist of the Victorian era.
Created On: Jan 1, 2013 13:11 IST

Name: Herbert Spencer
Born: 27 April 1820
Birthplace: Derby, England
Died
: 8 December 1903 (aged 83)
Deathplace: Brighton, England
Nationality: British
Era: 19th-century philosophy
Region: Western philosophy
School: Evolutionism, positivism, classical liberalism
Main interests
: Evolution, positivism, laissez-faire, utilitarianism
Notable ideas: Social Darwinism, Survival of the fittest

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