(12 Jun 1802 - 27 Jun 1876)
English scholar, writer and translator who was a friend of Charles Darwin. She published many articles and books, including topics of economics, sociology and her translations of various works by Auguste Comte.
Science Quotes by Harriet Martineau (1 quote)
His subject is the Origin of Species, & not the origin of Organization; & it seems a needless mischief to have opened the latter speculation at all.
— Harriet Martineau
In a letter to Fannie Wedgwood (13 Mar 1860), in Harriet Martineau's Letters to Fanny Wedgwood (1983), 189.