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" It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. For, while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them and go no further, but,... "
Anti-theistic Theories: Being the Baird Lecture for 1877 - Page 76
by Robert Flint - 1879 - 555 pages
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The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-century Philosophy, Volumes 1-2

Knud Haakonssen - Philosophy - 2006 - 1407 pages
...social and political life at all. In his essay 'Of Atheism', Francis Bacon had already maintained that 'a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion', and in New Atlantis (1629) he had described how a flourishing development in the natural sciences is...
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Deism and Social Ethics: The Role of Religion in the Third Millennium

Robert Corfe - Religion - 2007 - 201 pages
...thinker who modernised our view of science, Sir Francis Bacon, correctly observed that, "It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism;...to religion; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no further; but when it beholdeth the...
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Thought-Provoking Quotations

...is the type of God He is," he replied, "I want nothing to do with Him." - Ted Turner (CNN founder) A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism;...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. - Francis Bacon (1561-1626), (Essays) 9. Attitude Get the right perspective. When Goliath came against...
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Quote Unquote (A Handbook of Quotations)

M.P. Singh - Quotations, English - 2005 - 316 pages
...M. Tutu "A religion without the element of mystery would not be a religion at all." — Edwin Lewis "A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion." — Francis Bacon "No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that...
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Baxter's Practical Works, Volume 1: A Sum of Practical Theology, and Cases ...

Family & Relationships - 2007 - 1050 pages
...Legends, Talmud, Aleoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind." Lord Bacon, Essay 16. "A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism: but depth in philosophy bringeth men's mind about to religion." Lord Bacon, Essay 16. Stoici dicunt unum deum esse, ipsumque et mentem et...
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The Creative Process in the Individual

Thomas Troward - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2007 - 196 pages
...find that on every plane the Way, the Truth, and the Life are ONE. "A little philosophy inclineth a man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion."—Bacon. Essay xvi. CHAPTER X THE DIVINE OFFERING I TAKE the present opportunity of a new...
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