By: Taylor Herold
2. Herbert created many ideas on human independence, he was very set on studying that.
3. After his uncle died in 1853, he got a small inheritance which then allowed him to devote himself to writing rather than focusing on a job.
4. In 1855 he published his second book, "The principals of society," which ended up not being as popular as his first book.
5. In 1883, he was elected a corresponding member of a philosophical section of the French academy of moral and political sciences.
6. His work was very popular around the U.S., Great Britain and Poland.
7. During Herbert's life, he sold over 1 million copies of his books.
8. His health decreased the last two decades of his life, he was sick and depressed most of the time.
9. Herbert's reputation was at its peak in the 1870s and 1880s.
10. His methods of scientific thinking and speaking was influenced by the positivism of Auguste Comte.