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A Critical Analysis of Herbert Spencer’s Theory of Evolution (English version)

Dewan Hossain () and Sohela Mustari ()
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Sohela Mustari: Ph.D. Student, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

Postmodern Openings, 2012, vol. 3, issue 2, 55-66

Abstract: 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.

Keywords: Analysis; Herbert Spencer; theory of evolution (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A23 Z00 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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