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" The Statistical Society will consider it to be the first and most essential rule of its conduct to exclude carefully all opinions from its transactions and publications, — to confine its attention rigorously to facts, — and, as far as it may be found... "
The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ... - Page 383
1834
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 17

Science - 1834
...number of 20,000 persons, 7789 receive wages, and only 158 pay a rent exceeding four shillings a-week. The same paper stated that there were in the above...consideration of the contents of this paper. EVENING — GKOHGE'S STREET ASSEMBLY ROOMS. In the evening, at 8 o'clock, the general meeting of all the Sections,...
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Report of the ... Meeting of the British Association for the ..., Issue 3

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1834
...essential rule of its conduct to exclude carefully all opinions from its transactions and publications, — to confine its attention rigorously to facts, —...can be stated numerically and arranged in tables. The first operation of the Society will probably be to subdivide and organize its general council in...
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Report

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1834
...opinions from its transactions and publications,—to confine its attention rigorously to facts,—and, as far as it may be found possible, to facts which can be stated numerically and arranged in tables. The first operation of the Society will probably be to subdivide and organize its general council in...
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THE LONDON ADN WESTMINSTER

The London and Westminster Review April-August,1838 - 1838
...opinions from its transactions and publications,—to confine its attention rigorously to facts,—and, as far as it may be found possible, to facts which can be stated numerically and arranged in tables. " The first operation of the Society will probably be to subdivide and organize its general Council...
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On the Sufficiency of the Parochial System: Without a Poor Rate, for the ...

Thomas Chalmers - Church and social problems - 1841 - 336 pages
...first, they propose " to confine their atten tion rigorously to facts — and, as far as it may bę found possible, to facts which can be stated numerically and arranged in tables." Now by this exclusion of all which cannot be stated numerically, we venture to affirm that an interdict...
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries, Volume 17

Institute of Actuaries (Great Britain) - Insurance - 1873
...essential rule of its conduct to exclude carefully all opinions from its transactions and publications, — to confine its attention rigorously to facts, —...can be stated numerically and arranged in tables. " The first operation of the Society will probably be to subdivide and organise its General Council...
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"Cijfers en aequaties" en "kennis der staatskrachten": statistiek in ...

Ida H. Stamhuis - Science - 1989 - 295 pages
...its transactions and publications — to confine its attention rigorously to facts — and as far as may be found possible, to facts which can be stated numerically and arranged in tables."9 Na een moeilijke start werd in 1838 begonnen met het uitgeven van een eigen tijdschrift,...
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The Science of Public Policy: Evolution of policy sciences, pt. 1

Tadao Miyakawa - Political Science - 1999 - 512 pages
...essential rule of its conduct to exclude carefully all opinions from its transactions and publications - to confine its attention rigorously to facts - and,...facts which can be stated numerically and arranged in tables."12 The London Society began with the project of a great questionnaire or interrogatory, which...
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When Information Came of Age: Technologies of Knowledge in the Age of Reason ...

Daniel R. Headrick - History - 2000 - 246 pages
...essential rule of its conduct to exclude carefully all opinions from its transactions and publications — to confine its attention rigorously to facts — and,...facts which can be stated numerically and arranged in tables.108 Behind this facade of unsullied objectivity, the founders of the society and others that...
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William Stanley Jevons and the Making of Modern Economics

Harro Maas - Business & Economics - 2005 - 330 pages
...its transactions and publications [and] confine its attention rigorously to facts - and, as far as may be found possible, to facts which can be stated numerically and arranged in tables" (Newmarch 1869, 386). That was it. There followed an enumeration of the classes of facts to which the...
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