Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
English men of science: their nature and nurture
Person:
Galton, Francis
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/image/lit26698/9/
CONTENTS. 
xii 
habits, 104 ; Memory, 107 ; viz.—good verbal, 109 ; good for 
facts and figures, 111 ; for form, 113 ; good, but no particulars 
given, 117 ; bad, 120. Independence of character, 121 ; ditto of 
the parents, 122 ; small religions sects, 123 ; Mechanical apti¬ 
tudes, 124 ; Religious bias, 126 ; definition of religion, 127 ; 
religious sentiment weak, accompanied with scepticism, 130 ; 
intellectual interest in religious topics, 130 ; dogmatic interest, 
131 ; religious bias, 131 ; ditto with intellectual scepticism, 
134. Effect of creed on research, 135, viz.—no deterrent effect, 
135 ; no dread of inquiry, 136 ; religion and science have 
different spheres, 136 ; liberality of early teaching, 137 ; have 
early abandoned creeds, 138 ; creed has had good effect 
on research, 139; has had some deterrent effect, 140. Truth¬ 
fulness, 141. 
CHAPTER III. 
ORIGIN OF TASTE FOR SCIENOF.. 
Preliminary, 144 ; Extracts at length, viz physics, 149 ; mathe¬ 
matics, 155 ; chemistry, 158 ; geology, 161 ; zoology, 165 ; 
botany, 176; medicine, 180 ; statistics, 182; mechanics, 184. 
Analysis of replies, viz. tastes strongly innate, 186 ; decidedly 
not innate, 191 ; tastes bearing remotely on science, 194 ; innate 
tastes not very hereditary, 196 ; fortunate accidents, 198 ; 
indirect motives or opportunities, 199 ; professional duties, 202 ; 
encouragement at home, 205 ; influence and encouragement of 
friends, 211 ; ditto of tutors, 215 ; Scotch and English system 
of tuition, 215 ; travel in distant parts, 218 ; unclassed resi¬ 
duum, 221 ; Summary, 222 ; Deep movements in national 
life, 227 ; Waste of powers, 228 ; Partial failures, 230 ; 
Genius, 233.
        

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