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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 Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1854
...and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind ! It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy hringeth men's minds about to religion ; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered,...
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MICELLANEOUS ESSAYS AND REVIEWS

ALBERT BARNES - 1855
...he has expressed without hesitancy or qualification, — "that a little philosophy inclineth a man to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's...religion ; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the...
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Sermons

David Merrill - Congregational churches - 1855 - 288 pages
...how many have condemned the whole Bible from just such specimens ! "It is true," says Bacon, " that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds back to religion ; — for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes...
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Sermons

David Merrill - Congregational churches - 1855 - 288 pages
...how many have condemned the whole Bible from just such specimens ! "It is true," says Bacon, " that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringcth men's minds back to religion ; — for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered,...
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Paraméswara-jnyána-góshthí: A Dialogue of the Knowledge of the Supreme Lord ...

Rowland Williams - Buddhism - 1856 - 566 pages
...— Moral Government — Xccd of HojKfulnau — Pantheism and Idolatry— Two Aspects of one Evil, "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 farther ; but when it l>eholdeth...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...never wrought miracles to convince1 atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth Man's mind to atheism,...religion ; for while the mind of Man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther; but when it beholdeth the...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 pages
...convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy 3 incliueth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth...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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Modern English Literature: Its Blemishes and Defects

Henry Hegart Breen - English language - 1857 - 307 pages
...merit of the thought, such as it is, belongs to Lord Bacon, who says in his "Essay of Atheism:" — "A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion." To this source may also be referred that beautiful couplet in Dryden : — " Errors like straws upon...
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Cosmogony and Evolution

Richard Ingalese, Isabella Ingalese - 1996 - 276 pages
...Free: 888-844-2386 www.heallhresearchbooks.com Walking Press New York DEDICATED TO ALL LOVERS OF TRUTH "A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to Atheism...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion." — BACON. PREFACE The seven lessons in philosophy, contained in this book, were prepared for our more...
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Francis Bacon: The History of a Character Assassination

Nieves Mathews - Philosophy - 1996 - 592 pages
...Bacon wrote on religion should be taken seriously, wrote JA Naigeon. The famous remark, he said, that 'a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion' had clearly been written in a fit of mental aberration. Nevertheless, Naigeon conceded, profound and...
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