Geschichte des englischen Deismus

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J.G. Cotta, 1841 - Deism - 488 pages
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Page 33 - ... temps les nomme, des natures fortes et claires, enrichies d'une large instruction de sciences utiles.
Page 89 - God who is always one and the same, was the person represented by Moses ; the person represented by his Son incarnate ; and the person represented by the apostles. As represented by the apostles, the Holy Spirit, by which they spake, is God...
Page 478 - In a creature capable of forming general notions of things, not only the outward beings which offer themselves to the sense are the objects of the affection, but the very actions themselves, and the affections of pity, kindness, gratitude, and their contraries, being brought into the mind by reflection, become objects.
Page 205 - Some Reflections on that part of a Book called Amyntor, or a Defence of Milton's Life, written by Toland, which relates to the Writings of the Primitive Fathers and the Canon of the New Testament, in a Letter to a Friend.
Page 78 - For these words of good, evil, and contemptible, are ever used with relation to the person that useth them: there being nothing simply and absolutely so; nor any common rule of good and evil, to be taken from the nature of the objects themselves...
Page 173 - ABSOLUTE LIBERTY, JUST AND TRUE LIBERTY, EQUAL AND IMPARTIAL LIBERTY, IS THE THING THAT WE STAND IN NEED OF.
Page 479 - ... help it and find of necessity we must be so, whether we will or not. Even the highest implicit faith is in reality no more than a kind of passive scepticism, a resolution to examine, recollect, consider or hear as little as possible to the prejudice of that belief which, having once espoused, we are ever afterwards afraid to lose.
Page 126 - A declaration of that paradox, or thesis, that self-homicide is not so naturally sin that it may never be otherwise.
Page 200 - The life of John Milton: containing besides the history of his works, several extraordinary characters of men. and books, sects, parties and opinions: with Amyntor; or.
Page 239 - Die am weitesten gehende Erhebung der Würde der Vernunft linden wir in einer Schrift von William Lyons, „die Untrüglichkeit des menschlichen UrtheiU" — aus demselben Jahr, wie das Buch von Collins über das Freidenken. Sie beweist den Primat der Vernunft vor jeder Auctorität und die Bedingtheit der Anerkennung irgend einer Auctorität durch die rationelle Prüfung derselben.

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