Facultes sentence example
- In 1835 he published his principal work, Sur l'homme et le developpement de ses facultes, ou essai de physique sociale (2nd ed., 1869), containing a resume of his statistical researches on the development of the physical and intellectual qualities of man, and on the "average man" both physically and intellectually considered.
- These ideas are further developed in various papers in the Bulletin and in his L'Anthropometrie, ou mesure des differentes facultes de l'homme (18'ji), in which he lays great stress on the universal applicability of the binomial law, - according to which the number of cases in which, for instance, a certain height occurs among a large number of individuals is represented by an ordinate of a curve (the binomial) symmetrically situated with regard to the ordinate representing the mean result (average height).
- He demanded the equalization of wages, and the merging of personal interests in the common good - "d chacun selon ses besoins, de chacun selon ses facultes."
- (Paris, 1826); a poetical translation of Horace (of which Le Brun remarked: "Je ne Hs point Daru, j'aime trop mon Horace"); Discours en vers sur les facultes de l'homme (Paris, 1825), and Astronomie, a didactic poem in six cantos (Paris, 1820).