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From the Greeks to Darwin: an outline of the development of the evolution idea - Page 1
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1894 - 259 pages
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ...

Religion - 1841
...either with regard to things or the mind, permit him ; and neither knows nor is capable of more." " There are, and can exist, but two ways of investigating...intermediate axioms. This is the way now in use. The other con* " As we cannot use physician for a cultivator of physics, I have called him a physiciit. We also...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Theology - 1858
...xiv. Cf. Inslaur. Mag, Distr. Op. vol. ix, p. 170. De Augm. Sci., lib. V, cap. ii, voL viii, p. 202. " There are and can exist but two ways of investigating...particulars to the most general axioms; and from them " The whole aim of philosophy is nothing more than to evolve the natures and properties of things."...
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The Dial: A Magazine for Literature, Philosophy, and Religion, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, George Ripley - Transcendentalism - 1842
...that was common in his time, — " hurries on rapidly from particulars to the most general axjoms, and from them as principles, and their supposed indisputable...truth, derives and discovers the intermediate axioms." Of course what is built on conjecture, and only by guess, can never satisfy men, who ask for the facts...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of Theodore Parker

Theodore Parker - Unitarianism - 1843 - 360 pages
...Bacon says of a method of philosophizing that was common in his time, — "hurries on rapidly from particulars to the most general axioms, and from them...truth, derives and discovers the intermediate axioms." Of course what is built on conjecture, and only by guess, can never satisfy men, who ask for the facts...
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Francisci BAconi de Verulamio, ...: Novum organum, sive Indicia vera de ...

Francis Bacon - 1855 - 385 pages
...into use. 19. There are and can be but two ways of investigating and discovering Truth. The one leaps from the senses and particulars to the most general axioms, and from these as first principles, and their unshaken truth, judges on and discovers medial axioms : and this...
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History of Medicine: From Its Origin to the Nineteenth Century, with an ...

Pierre-Victor Renouard - Medicine - 1856 - 719 pages
...method adopted till then, of placing at the foundation of the sciences, the most general axioms. " There are and can exist but two ways of investigating...supposed indisputable truth, derives and discovers intermediate axioms. This is the way now in use. The other constructs its axioms from the senses and...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Writings

Theodore Parker - 1856
...Bacon says of a method of philosophizing that was common in his time, — " hurries on rapidly from particulars to the most general axioms, and from them...truth, derives and discovers the intermediate axioms." Of course what is built on conjecture, and only by guess, can never satisfy men, who ask for the facts...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Religion - 1856
...Bacon condemns, as the method which hurries on rapidly from the particulars supplied by the senses to the most general axioms, and from them as principles, and their supposed indispntable trnth, derives and discovers the intermediate axioms." It is thought that cantion and...
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An Outline of the Necessary Laws of Thought: A Treatise on Pure and Applied ...

William Thomson - 1857
...Bacon condemns as the method which " hurries on rapidly from the particulars supplied by the senses to the most general axioms, and from them as principles, and their supposed in* WkewelPs Hist. Sci. Ind. HL 477. As with other great discoveries, hints had been given already,...
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Francis Bacon of Verulam, tr. by J. Oxenford

Ernst Kuno B. Fischer - History - 1857
...are, and can be," he says, " only two ways for the investigation and discovery of truth. One flies from the senses and particulars to the most general axioms, and from these principles, and their infallible truth, determines and discovers intermediate axioms. And this...
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