Science & Religion In Contemporary Philosophy by Emile BoutrouxScience & Religion In Contemporary Philosophy by Emile Boutroux

Science & Religion In Contemporary Philosophy

byEmile Boutroux

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III HAECKEL AND MONISM I. The Doctrine Of Haecol On Religion In Its Relations With Science--The conflicts between religion and science--Evolutionary Monism as a solution, both scientific and rational, of the enigmas which are the raiion d'etre of religions--The religious need--The progressive advance of existing religions, in so far as they possess utility, towards Evolutionary Monism as religion. II. The Value Of The Doctrine--(a) The idea of a scientific philosophy: how does Haeckel pass from science to philosophy? (6) Scientific philosophy as the negation and substitute of religions: how does Haeckel pass from Monism as philosophy to Monism as religion I III. Scientific Philosophy And Ethics At The Present Time--Scientific philosophy: the obscurity or loosenesslof this concept--The ethics of solidarity: the ambiguity of this term--Persistency of Dualism touching the relation between man and things. Neither the system of Auguste Comte nor that of Herbert Spencer can be regarded as sufficing to obtain for the mind a state of permanent equipoise. Man, the king of nature, the organ and support of the Great Being, finds himself ill provided with room in the purely human universe of Auguste Comte. The Unknowable of Herbert Spencer cannot remain in the limbo to which he would consign it: if it exists, it must seek to unveil itself and to put its mark 123 upon the real world. Moreover, these systems are thoroughly dualistic. Comte tends to consider man, more and more, apart from nature, while, for Herbert Spencer, the absolute is confronted by the relative. Now, if it were found possible, at length, to overcome this dualism completely, and to establish, once and for all, the fundamental unity of all things, should we not be able...
Title:Science & Religion In Contemporary PhilosophyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217321348

ISBN - 13:9780217321341

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