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" ... the extension of the province of what we call matter and causation, and the concomitant gradual banishment from all regions of human thought of what we call spirit and spontaneity. "
Anti-theistic Theories: Being the Baird Lecture for 1877 - Page 131
by Robert Flint - 1879 - 555 pages
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 27

New Church gen. confer
...theology. Modern science tends to eliminate and reject the spiritual. Professor Huxley has said, "Any one who is acquainted with the history of science...extension of the province of what we call matter and sensation, and the concomitant gradual banishment from all regions of human thought of what we call...
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On the Physical Basis of Life

Thomas Henry Huxley - Protoplasm - 1869 - 24 pages
...sophieal impossibility to demonstrate that any given phenomenon is not the effect of a material cause, any one. who is acquainted with the history of science...human thought of what we call spirit and spontaneity. 20 I have endeavored, in the first part of tins discourse, to give von a conception of the direction...
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The Congregational Review, Volume 9

Congregationalism - 1869
...logic is equally incompetent to prove that any act is really spontaneous." " The progress of science has in all ages meant, and now more than ever means,...human thought of what we call spirit and spontaneity." " As surely as every future grows out of past and present, so will the physiology of the future gradually...
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On the Physical Basis of Life

Thomas Henry Huxley - Life - 1870 - 35 pages
...philosophical impossibility to demonstrate that any given phenomenon is not the effect of a material cause, any one who is acquainted with the history of science...province of what we call matter and causation, and the concomitantgradual banishment from all regions of human thought of what we call spirit and spontaneity....
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The Cell Doctrine: Its History and Present State

James Tyson - Cells - 1870 - 150 pages
...of science will admit that its object has always meant, and means the extension of the province of matter and causation, and the concomitant gradual...human thought, of what we call spirit and spontaneity, — that is, the object of all science has been and is to find out the causes of all phenomena; and...
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Lay Sermons, Addresses, and Reviews

Thomas Henry Huxley - Science - 1870 - 378 pages
...matter within each living body, except this — that here, as elsewhere, matter and law have devoured spirit and spontaneity ? And as surely as every future grows out of past and present, so will the physiology of the future gradually extend the realm of matter and law...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 16

Great Britain - 1871
...attitude looked threatening towards mental philosophy. Thus he proclaimed that the progress of science " now, more than ever, means the extension of the province...thought of what we call spirit and spontaneity."* Now there are many who anticipate, as the probable fruit of scientific progress, the extension of causation,...
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Lay Sermons, Addresses, and Reviews

Thomas Henry Huxley - Natural history - 1871 - 344 pages
...impossibility to demonstrate that any given phaenomenon is not the effect of a material cause, any one who is acquainted with the history of science...ever, means, the extension of the province of what \ve call matter and causation, and the concomitant gradual banishment from all regions of human thought...
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The New Englander, Volume 30

Criticism - 1871
...express the phenomena of matter in terms of spirit, or the phenomena of spirit in terms of matter.' 'The extension of the province of what we call matter...thought, of what we call spirit and spontaneity.'" After reading this correspondence, we do not wonder that Mr. Huxley was disposed to pass over very...
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Half Hours with Modern Scientists, Volume 1

Science - 1871 - 288 pages
...matter within each living body, except this — that here, as elsewhere, matter and law have devoured spirit and spontaneity ? And as surely as every future grows out of past and present, Ťo will the physiology of the future gradually extend the realm of matter and law...
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