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A Critical Analysis of Herbert Spencer’s Theory of Evolution

Hossain, Dewan Mahboob and Mustari, Sohela (2012): A Critical Analysis of Herbert Spencer’s Theory of Evolution. Published in: Postmodern Openings , Vol. 3 (2), No. 2012, Volume 3, Issue 2, June (1 June 2012): pp. 55-66.


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This article focuses on Herbert Spencer’s theory of evolution of society. At first, the article provides with a thorough portrayal of Spencer’s Theory of Evolution. After that, the shortcomings of this theory are highlighted basing on the available literature. Thus, this article does not make any unique contribution to the literature of its kind. It is simply a general reading on the missing links of Spencer’s theory of evolution.

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