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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 farther; but... "
Pamphlets: Lafayette College - Page 5
1897
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind ! It is trae that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism...scattered, it may sometimes rest in them and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator

Theology - 1832
...which he has expressed xvithout hesitancy or quali6cation, " that a little philosophy inclined) a man to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's...religion ; for while the mind of man looketh upon second •Hume. causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them and go no further ; but when it beholdeth...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 6

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...Richard III. What confederacy have you with the traitors ? Id. King Lear. While the mind of man lookcth upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther ; but. when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must need fly...
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The American National Preacher, Volumes 23-26

Religion - 1849
...of Bacon be more properly apptied than to this very case r — " A little philosophy inclineth a man to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's...scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no furth.gr ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly...
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The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 1

Boston Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Science - 1831 - 320 pages
...and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. While the mind of man looketh at second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly...
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A Treatise on Mechanics, Volume 1

Henry Kater (Captain), Dionysius Lardner - Mechanics - 1831 - 287 pages
...and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. While the mind of man looketh at second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly...
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A Sketch of the Denominations of the Christian World: To which is Prefixed ...

John Evans - Religions - 1832 - 273 pages
...the remedy for insanity. Lord Bacon, in his Essays, remarks, that " A little phii losophy inclineth a man's mind to Atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth...of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may rest in them and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederated and linked together,...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...minds about to religion ; for, while the mind of man locketh upon the second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther ; but when...
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A popular view of atheism

James Davies (independent minister of Haverhill.) - 1835
...objection possessed validity, Lord Bacon's maxim must be reversed, namely, "A little philosophy inclinetlt man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion." " But, " It was produced by fear." This is a very old atheistical device, to evade an insurmountable...
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The Religious Creeds and Statistics of Every Christian Denomination in the ...

John Hayward - Church statistics - 1836 - 156 pages
...nothing without a clear demonstration of it." Lord Bacon remarks, that " a little philosophy inclineth a man's mind to Atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth...of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may rest in them and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederated and linked together,...
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