Ethnische Elementargedanken in der Lehre vom Menschen, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Weidmann, 1895 - Ethnology - 314 pages
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Page 255 - Original, fahr hin in deiner Pracht! — Wie würde dich die Einsicht kränken: Wer kann was Dummes, wer was Kluges denken, Das nicht die Vorwelt schon gedacht?
Page 187 - Hadrianus Augustus Serviano consuli salutem. Aegyptum, quam mihi laudabas, Serviane carissime, totam didici levem, pendulam et ad omnia famae momenta volitantem. illic qui Serapem colunt, Christian! sunt et devoti sunt Serapi, qui se Christi episcopos dicunt; nemo illic archisynagogus Judaeorum, nemo Samantes, nemo Christianorum presbyter non mathematicus, non haruspex, non aliptes.
Page 52 - Zwei Dinge erfüllen das Gemüt mit immer neuer und zunehmender Bewunderung und Ehrfurcht, je öfter und anhaltender sich das Nachdenken damit beschäftigt: Der bestirnte Himmel über mir, und das moralische Gesetz in mir.
Page 164 - It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.
Page 84 - Dominus animae abibunt in invisibilem locum definitum eis a Deo et ibi usque ad resurrectionem commorabuntur sustinentes resurrectionem; post recipientes corpora et perfecte resurgentes, hoc est corporaliter, quemadmodum et Dominus resurrexit, sic venient ad conspectum Dei.
Page 218 - ORGANISER SCIENTIFIQUEMENT L'HUMANITÉ, tel est donc le dernier mot de la science moderne, telle est son audacieuse mais légitime prétention (*). Je vais plus loin encore.
Page xii - To many educated minds there seems something presumptuous and repulsive in the view that the history of mankind is part and parcel of the history of nature, that our thoughts, wills, and actions accord with laws as definite as those which govern the motion of waves, the combination of acids and bases, and the growth of plants and animals.
Page 141 - Stoici nostri duo esse in rerum natura, ex quibus omnia fiant, causam et materiam. Materia iacet iners, res ad omnia parata, cessatura si nemo moveat. Causa autem, id est ratio, materiam format et quocumque vult versat, ex ilia varia opera producit. Esse ergo debet, unde aliquid fiat, deinde a quo fiat. Hoc causa est, illud materia.
Page 145 - A man would eat freely of what was regarded as the incarnation of the god of another man, but the incarnation of his own particular god he would consider it death to injure or eat.
Page 237 - Les religions, — lit-on dans un livre récent, — sont les résidus épurés des superstitions... La valeur d'une civilisation est en raison inverse de la ferveur religieuse... Tout progrès intellectuel correspond à une diminution du surnaturel dans le monde...

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