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Illustrations of Universal Progress: A Series of Discussions - Page 141
by Herbert Spencer - 1865 - 451 pages
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Essays--scientific, political and speculative

Herbert Spencer - Philosophy - 1858 - 435 pages
...study of phenomena " the most disengaged from the incidents of particular cases;" which is M. Comic's definition of "the most simple phenomena." Does it...that the universal and therefore most simple truths arc the last to be discovered ? Is not the government of the solar system by a force varying inversely...
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The central idea of Christianity

Jesse Truesdell Peck - Christianity - 1858 - 389 pages
...fact is, that, from precisely this position, multitudes impose upon themselves and others by arguing from the concrete to the abstract, — from the particular to the general ; and hence they say, with an air of triumph, here is another demonstration of the utter falseness...
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Methods of Instruction ...

James Pyle Wickersham - Teaching - 1865 - 472 pages
...eye, not points, and lines, and angles; and here, as elsewhere, the method of proceeding should be from the concrete to the abstract — from the particular to the general. When pupils are prepared to understand Geometrical Demonstrations, they should be supplied with a suitable...
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The R.I. Schoolmaster, Volume 12

Education - 1866
...Teaching must advance from the sensuous to the supersensuous — from the physical to the metaphysical — from the concrete to the abstract — from the particular to the general. are taught and recited in geography, prematurely. While " active voice," " passive voice," " relation...
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Recent Discussions in Science, Philosophy, and Morals

Herbert Spencer - Ethics - 1871 - 234 pages
...T1IK GENESIS OF ECIENCE. particular crises ; " which is M. Comte's definition of " tha most Bimplo phenomena." Does it not indeed follow from the familiarly admitted fact, that mental advance is from the conerete to the abstract, from the particular to the general, that the universal and therefore most...
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The Princeton Review

Theology - 1880
...be truly an educator, must initiate into all knowledge also inductively. The universal canons are: "From the Concrete to the Abstract," "From the Particular to the General. " But this having been done, what then ? The intelligence, by moving in accordance with its laws, is...
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Education, Volume 2

Education - 1882
...will do more toward ennobling men than a volume of ethical precepts." (14) This method does truly lead from the concrete to the abstract, from the particular to the general, from the empirical to the rational, from the known to the unknown, as much as is nature's custom. (15)...
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Legislative Documents, Volume 2

Iowa. General Assembly - Iowa - 1881
...They know nothing of that general principle of education "to proceed from the known to the unknown, from the concrete to the abstract, from the particular to the general," nor of that first mental power employed by the child which acquires knowledge through the senses, and...
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The Modern Review, Volume 4

Religion - 1883
...there is a sacred relationship. But, in the second place, the universal law of religious development is from the concrete to the abstract, from the particular to the general, through the temporal to the eternal. As yet, there has never been a natural religion, or a universal...
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Annual Meeting, Volume 54

Education - 1884
...the school, which is the chief concern of this essay. During this period, the mind rises consciously from the concrete to the abstract, from the particular to the general, from the actual to the possible, from the outer to the inner, from experience to principle, from facts...
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