Herbert Spencer

By Tyler Hahn

Background Information

Herbert Spencer lived from 1820-1903 and was a sociologist and psychologist from 1858-1903. In the mid 19th century his ideas rivaled those of Charles Darwin. He was born in Derby, England on the 27th of April in 1820. He had 8 siblings but was the only one to survive past infancy. He wrote many things about sociology, and even how it related to the human body.

"The great aim of education is not knowledge but action"