the study of social systems as they exist at a given time.
- Compare social dynamics.
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How to use social statics in a sentence
It would have been better had he also studied social statics on the historical method.History of Modern Philosophy | Alfred William Benn
Being a reprint of the suppressed chapter from the original edition of "social statics," now rare and costly.Anarchism | Paul Eltzbacher
Herbert Spencer, who had just published social statics, became one of her best friends.Lives of Girls Who Became Famous | Sarah Knowles Bolton
In his social statics he applied this idea to human life and moral civilisation.Evolution in Modern Thought | Ernst Haeckel
Their "declaration of rights" might well have been drawn a few years later by a student of Spencer's "social statics."Martin Van Buren | Edward M. Shepard