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" But then with me the horrid doubt always arises whether the convictions of man's mind, which has been developed from the mind of the lower animals, are of any value or at all trustworthy. Would any one trust in the convictions of a monkey's mind, if there... "
The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin - Page 285
by Francis Darwin - 1887
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887
...conviction, though far more vividly and clearly than I could have done, that the Universe is not the result of chance.* But then with me the horrid doubt...monkey's mind, if there are any convictions in such a mir.d ? Secondly, I think that I could make somewhat of a case against the enormous importance which...
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The Congregational Review, Volume 2, Part 1

Religion - 1887
...of man's mind, which has been developed from the mind of the lower animals, are of any value or are at all trustworthy. Would any one trust in the convictions of a monkey's mind, if there are convictions in such a mind ? " The Duke of Argyll, in a conversation with Mr. Darwin in the last year...
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The New Princeton Review, Volume 63

Charles Hodge, Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater, Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood, Jonas M. Libbey - Theology - 1888
...says, in words which, however much they may irritate, must command respect for their fearlessness, " the horrid doubt always arises whether the convictions...mind, if there are any convictions in such a mind ? " * No more definite statement could be made of the attitude of evolution toward the principle of...
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The Original Secession Magazine

Christian union - 1888
...distrusts its conclusions. " With me the horrid doubt always arises whether the convictions of mau's mind, which has been developed from the mind of the...mind, if there are any convictions in such a mind ?" The Duke of Argyll has put on record a memorable conversation which he onco had with the great Naturalist....
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 167

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1888
...of man's mind, which has been developed from the mind of the lower animals, are of any value or are at all trustworthy. Would any one trust in the convictions...mind, if there are any convictions in such a mind '! ' In 1860 and 1861 he writes to Asa Gray as follows : ' If anything is designed, certainly man...
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The Presbyterian Quarterly: 1889, Volume 3

Presbyterianism - 1889
...degree analogous to man. But, then, with me the horrid doubt always arises whether the convictions of a man's mind, which has been developed from the mind...trust in the convictions of a monkey's mind, if there be any convictions in such a mind ?" Granted the premises, and this conclusion does not seem an unreasonable...
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Christian Thought, Volume 6

Amory Howe Bradford - Apologetics - 1889
...developed from the mind of the lower animals, are of any value, or at all trustworthy. Would anyone trust in the convictions of a monkey's mind, if there are any convictions in such a mind ?" " The Duke of Argyll has recorded a few words on this subject, spoken by my father in the last year...
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Charles Darwin: His Life Told in an Autobiographical Chapter, and ..., Volume 5

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1892 - 348 pages
...conviction, though far more vividly and clearly than I could have done, that the Universe is not the result of chance.* But then with me the horrid doubt...I have been accustomed to think second, third, and fourth-rate men of very high importance, at least in the case of Science. Lastly, I could show fight...
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Science and a Future Life: With Other Essays

Frederic William Henry Myers - English drama - 1893 - 243 pages
...low as that possessed by the lowest animal, be trusted when it draws such grand conclusions ? , . . Would any one trust in the convictions of a monkey's...mind, if there are any convictions in such a mind ? " It will be seen that the difficulty is twofold. In the first place, if we are compelled to recognise...
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Charles Darwin's Works: The life and letters of Charles Darwin... ed. by his ...

Charles Darwin, Sir Francis Darwin - Science - 1896
...conviction, though far more vividly and clearly than I could have done, that the Universe is not the result of chance.* But then with me the horrid doubt...monkey's mind, if there are any convictions in such a mir.d ? Secondly, I think that I could make somewhat of a case against the enormous importance which...
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