See also:American geologist and sociologist, was
See also:born in
See also:Illinois, on the 18th of
See also:June 1841 . He graduated at Columbian (now
See also:Washington) University in 1869 and from the
See also:law school of the same university in 1871, his
See also:education having been delayed by his service in the Union army during the
See also:Civil War . In 1865–1872 he was employed in the
See also:United States
See also:Treasury Department, and became assistant geologist in 1881 and geologist in 1888 to the U.S .
See also:Geological Survey . In 1884–1886 he was
See also:professor of botany in Columbian University . He wrote much on paleobotany, including A
See also:Sketch of Paleobotany (1885), The
See also:Geographical Distribution of Fossil
See also:Plants (1888) and The Status of the Mesozoic Floras of the United States (1905) . He is better known, however, for his
See also:work in
See also:sociology, in which, modifying
See also:Spencer and refuting the Spencerian individualism, he paralleled social with psychological and
See also:physical phenomena . His more important
See also:works are: Dynamic Sociology (1883, 2nd ed . 1897), Psychic Factors of
See also:Civilization (1897), Outlines of Sociology (1898), Sociology and
See also:Economics (1899), Pure Sociology (1903), and, with J . Q . Dealy, Text-
See also:Book of Sociology (19o5) . See an appreciation by L .
Gumplowicz, inDie Zeit (Vienna, loth Aug . 1904) ; reprinted in
See also:English in vol. x. of The American Journal of Sociology .
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS WARD (1830-1910)
MARY AUGUSTA [MRS HUMPHRY WARD] WARD
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