The American Presbyterian and Theological Review Volume 4, No. 13

The American Presbyterian and Theological Review Volume 4, No. 13

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ... of lectures on these subjects by the leading professors. It is a useful summary, conducted with diligence, and exhibits the activity of the French intellect in philosophical investigations. The editor appears to sympathize with the rational and deistic school. In the volume for 1864 are reports of Flouren's lectures at the College de France, on the Physiology of the Human Races; of Janet, at the Sorbonne, on the Relation of Soul and Body--an able series; of Alfred Maury, at the College de France, on the Moral and Political Constitution of Society; of Chs, LevSque, on Greek Philosophy; besides full stenographic reports of single lectures by other eminent men, and notices of all the new philosophical works. In the number for 1865 are reports of Maury on the History of' Moral Civilization; of Levfique on the Philosophy of Liberty; of Milne-Edwards, on the Instinct and Intelligence of Animals; of Janet, on East Indian Mysticism; of Jules Barni, of Geneva, on Public Ethics; of Hollard, at the Sorbonne, on the Unity of the Race; also, a full account of the conference at Berne, in 1865, on the Separation of Moral and Religious Instruction. The Living Forces of the Universe. By Georoe W. Thompson (a Judge, m ' -' n-1 IiI-Ii 1 m li 1 niI m cir n This book is announced as "the first decided step towards an American philosophy," and it is written in a new language, and accompanied with a glossary, to define such terms as "objectiv-facient," "compages," "orma," "perspicience," "psytations," "repercussing," "synchonic," "ultroneous," which are used on account "of the tendency to degradation in vulgar, rude, animalistic, and human imaginates." Man is spoken of...
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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 467g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236520270
  • 9781236520272