On the Origin of Language and the Logos Theory

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Open Court Publishing Company, 1899 - Language and languages - 57 pages
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Page 59 - ... conduct. The old dogmatic conception of Religion is based upon the science of past ages; to base religion upon the maturest and truest thought of the present time is the object of The Open Court. Thus, the religion of The Open Courtis the Religion of Science, that is, the religion of verified and verifiable truth.
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Page 14 - In examining the history of mankind, as well as in examining the phenomena of the material world, when we cannot trace the process by which an event has been produced, it is often of importance to be able to shew how it may have been produced by natural causes.
Page 14 - ... principles of human nature, how all its various parts might, gradually have arisen, the mind is not only to a certain degree satisfied, but a check is given to that indolent philosophy which refers to a miracle whatever appearances, botii in the natural and moral worlds, it is unable to explain.
Page 14 - Thus, in the instance which has, suggested these remarks, although it is impossible to determine with certainty what the steps were by which any particular language was formed, yet if we can shew, from the known principles of human nature, how all its various parts might gradually have arisen...
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Page 59 - Religion is based upon the science of past ages; to base religion upon the maturest and truest thought of the present time is the object of The Open Court. Thus, the religion of The Open Court is the Religion of Science, that is, the religion of verified and verifiable truth. Although opposed to irrational orthodoxy and narrow bigotry, The Open Court does not attack the properly religious element of the various religions. It criticises their errors unflinchingly but without animosity, and endeavors...
Page 43 - The colors of hope to the valley cling, And weak old Winter himself must shiver, Withdrawn to the mountains, a crownless king: Whence, ever retreating, he sends again Impotent showers of sleet that darkle In belts across the green o
Page 59 - Although opposed to irrational orthodoxy and narrow bigotry, The Open Court does not attack the properly religious element of the various religions. It criticises their errors unflinchingly but without animosity, and it endeavors to preserve of them all that is good and true.
Page 47 - Nature has put about the narrow sphere of its wants. Unfortunately, however, in apparent contravention of this rule, ants to the present day carry on a regular and methodical species of agriculture, keep live-stock and domestics, like we ! Nay, they have...

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