The Evolution Of Immortality; Suggestions Of An Individual Immortality Based Upon Our Organic And…

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byChester Twitchell Stockwell

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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.1906 Excerpt: ... THAT interest and appreciation should call for a new edition of this little book, twenty years after it was written, the author frankly admits is a source of real satisfaction. During the time mentioned, many and varied comments, criticisms, and judgments have come to his knowledge regarding its value, and from widely different sources. In the main, these judgments agree that the volume contains, at least, elements of suggestiveness which give it permanent value. This was all that was hoped for when it was first issued, and the fact that it has lived for twenty years is, in itself, a vital testimony that it does contain living elements of truth. Appendix to the Fourth Edition (1906). This being the case, attempt has been made to revise the work only in a minor degree. The analogies stand, and the author to-day wishes them to stand, substantially as they were first penned. No advancement in science during these years has, in his opinion, served to weaken their validity or significance. On the other hand, it is believed that the marvelous advance in the great world of physical knowledge, during these wonderful years, adds reinforcement and strength, in no small degree, to the conclusions that are drawn therefrom. As to the metaphysics of the book, more than is found in the original text may well be said. Twenty years has brought about many and great changes in scientific data, not, however, affecting thought so much in a revolutionary as in an evolutionary sense. The word "matter " does not mean to-day what it meant even a few years ago. This is especially true of the scientific interpretation, and is also largely true as to the popular conception. Twenty years ago the word " ether" was but little known; and, even in the scientific world, it had but an indef...

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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.1906 Excerpt: ... THAT interest and appreciation should call for a new edition of this little book, twenty years after it was written, the author ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021729281X

ISBN - 13:9780217292818

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