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" Positive philosophy maintains that, within the existing order of the Universe, or rather of the part of it known to us, the direct determining cause of every phenomenon is not supernatural but natural. It is compatible with this to believe that the universe... "
A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and ... - Page 28
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Recent British Philosophy: A Review, with Criticisms; Including Some ...

David Masson - 1865 - 432 pages
..."determining cause of every phaenomenon is " not supernatural but natural. It is compa" tible with this to believe that the universe " was created and even...provided • 'we admit that the intelligent Governor ad" heres to fixed laws, which are only modified " or counteracted by other laws of the same " dispensation,...
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Recent British Philosophy: A Review, with Criticisms; Including Some ...

David Masson - 1866 - 334 pages
...direct determining cause of every phenomenon is not supernatural but natural. It is compatible with this to believe that the universe was created and even...either capriciously or providentially departed from." This is as explicit a statement as is to be found in Mr. Mill's writings of his notion of the amount...
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Recent British Philosophy: A Review, with Criticisms

David Masson - 1867 - 298 pages
...determining cause of every phenomenon is " not supernatural but natural. It is compatible with " this to believe that the universe was created and even...either capriciously or providentially departed from." This is as explicit a statement as is to be found in Mr. Mill's writings of his notion of the amount...
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The Methodist quarterly, Volume 1

1867 - 416 pages
...direct determining cause of every phenomena is not supernatural but natural. It is compatible with this to believe, that the universe was created, and even...either capriciously or providentially departed from." * Here then we a candid and explicit statement that Positivism and the first article of Theology may...
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Recent British philosophy: a review

David Masson - 1867 - 292 pages
...determining cause of every phenomenon is " not supernatural but natural. It is compatible with " this to believe that the universe was created and even...either capriciously or providentially departed from." This is as explicit a statement as is to be found in Mr. Mill's writings of his notion of the amount...
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Friends' Quarterly Examiner, Volume 1

1867 - 624 pages
...direct determining cause of every phenomenon is not supernatural but natural. It is compatible with this to believe that the universe was created, and even...continuously governed by an Intelligence, provided that we admit that the intelligent Governor adheres to fixed laws, which are only modified or counteracted...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 127

1868 - 612 pages
...direct determining cause of every phenomenon is not supernatural but natural. It is compatible with this to believe that the universe was created, and even...counteracted by other laws of the same dispensation.' * No doubt there is nothing inconsistent in the Positive mode of thought with these twofold beliefs....
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 127

1868 - 606 pages
...direct determining cause of every phenomenon is not supernatural but natural. It is compatible with this to believe that the universe was created, and even...Intelligence, provided we admit that the Intelligent Governor adkeref to fixed laws, which are only modified or counteracted by other laws of the same dispensation.'*...
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Witness to God, a prize essay

Charles Joseph Parker - 1870 - 204 pages
...determining cause of every phenomenon is not supernatural, but natural. It is compatible with this to believe that the universe was created, and even...never either capriciously or providentially departed from.h Whoever regards all events as parts of a constant order, each one being the invariable consequent...
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Odd Hours of a Physician

James Edmund Garretson - 1871 - 268 pages
...determining cause of every phenomenon is not supernatural, but natural. It is compatible with this to believe that the universe was created, and even...either capriciously or providentially, departed from." — MILL. " A little philosophy," says Bacon, " inclineth men's minds to atheism, but depth in philosophy...
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