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" In all directions his investigations eventually bring him face to face with the unknowable ; and he ever more clearly perceives it to be the unknowable. "
Illustrations of universal progress - Page 59
by Herbert Spencer - 1875 - 451 pages
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 41

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1857
...and outward things he thus discovers to be alike inscrutable in their ultimate genesis and nature. He sees that the materialist and spiritualist controversy...he understands that which it is impossible for any human being to understand. In all directions his investigations eventually bring him face to face with...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 41

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1857
...and outward things he thus discovers to be alike inscrutable in their ultimate genesis and nature. He sees that the materialist and spiritualist controversy...he understands that which it is impossible for any human being to understand. In all directions his investigations eventually bring him face to face with...
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Essays--scientific, political and speculative

Herbert Spencer - Philosophy - 1858 - 435 pages
...and outward things he thus discovers to be alike inscrutable in their ultimate genesis and nature. He sees that the Materialist and Spiritualist controversy...a mere war of words ; the disputants being equally absurd—each believing he understands that which it is impossible for any man to understand. In all...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections

Anthropology - 1883 - 150 pages
...the midst of perpetual changes — of which he can discover neither the beginning nor the end. - - - In all directions his investigations eventually bring him face to face with an insoluble enigma ; and he ever more clearly perceives it to be an insoluble enigma." HERBERT SPENCER....
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First Principles

Herbert Spencer - Evolution - 1862 - 503 pages
...degradation of the so-called higher, but an elevation of the so-called lower. Perceiving, as he will, that the Materialist and Spiritualist controversy is a mere war of words, in which the disputants are equally absurd — each thinking ho understands that which it is impossible...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 22

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1863
...himself in the midst of perpetual changes, of which lie cnn discover neither the beginning nor the end. In all directions his investigations eventually bring him face to face with an insoluble enigma, and ho ever more clearly perceives it to be an insoluble enigma. lie learns at...
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First principles of a new system of philosophy

Herbert Spencer - Philosophy, Modern - 1864 - 508 pages
...degradation of the so-called higher, but an elevation of the so-called lower. Perceiving, as he will, that the Materialist and Spiritualist controversy is a mere war of words, in which the disputants are equally absurd — each thinking he understands that which it is impossible...
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First Principles

Herbert Spencer - Philosophy, Modern - 1864 - 602 pages
...Spiritualist controversy is a mere war of words, in which the disputants are equally absurd — each thinking he understands that which it is impossible for any man to understand — he will perceive how utterly groiindless is the fear referred to. Being fully convinced that whatever...
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Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 22

Theology - 1865
...the Mosaic Cosmogony, in " Good Words," Oct. 1861. 3 Murphy on Genesis, p. 43. the more he is baffled In all directions his investigations eventually bring...more clearly perceives it to be the unknowable He feels, with a vividness which no others can, the utter incomprehensibleness of the simplest fact, considered...
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The Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 22

Theology - 1865
...Mosaic Cosmogony, in "Good Words," Oct. 1861. 3 Murphy on Genesis, p. 43. the more he is baffled ID all directions his investigations Eventually bring...more clearly perceives it to be the unknowable He feels, with a vividness which no others can, the utter incomprehensibleness of the simplest fact, considered...
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