Nassau Senior

Nassau SeniorIn existographies, Nassau Senior (1821-1894) was an English economist, lawyer, and government advisor, noted for []

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The following are quotes by Senior:

“The science of statistics is far wider as to its subject matter. It applies to all phenomena which can be counted and recorded. It deals equally with matter and with mind. Perhaps the most remarkable results of the statistician’s labors are those which show that the human ‘will’ obey laws nearly as certain as those which regulate matter.”
— Nassau Senior (1860), “Opening Address President of Section F (Economic Science and Statistics) at the British Association”, Oxford, Jun 28 [1]

References
1. (a) Senior, Nassau. (1860). “Opening Address President of Section F (Economic Science and Statistics) at the British Association”, Oxford, Jun 28; in: Journal of the Statistical Society of London (quote, pg. 359), 23:357-.
(b) Ball, Philip. (2004). Critical Mass: How One Thing Leads to Another (pg. 66). Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

External links
‚óŹ Nassau William Senior – Wikipedia.

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