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LECTURE VI.

THE INFINITE IN NATURE, IN MAN, AND IN THE SELF.

Positivist objections.-Historical evolution.-Positivist point
of view.–Rig.veda.—The dawn.-End and endless.- Endless
in the Avesta.—Theogonic elements. -How the perception of

the infinite led to religious ideas.-Tangible, semi-tangible,
intangible objects.— Trees.- Mountains. - Rivers.— Earth. —
Clouds, stars, moon, sun, sky.-Demi-gods and great gods.—The
infinite in man as an object. The something behind man.-
The infinite behind man.—Religious ideas springing from it.-

Animism.-Seelencult.—Strange names; Totemism.-The infinite

in man as a subject.-Psychological deities.-Sense, imagina-

tion, intellect, language.-Devatâ s.-Âtmâ.-Natural reli-

gion, as physical, anthropological, and psychological . 141-165

LECTURE IX.

HISTORICAL TREATMENT OF RELIGIOUS QUESTIONS.

Is religion possible ?-History and theory inseparable.-
Agnosticism.--Epicurean view of the gods.-Chance and pur-
pose ; Darwin.- Atheism.-Intuitive knowledge of the gods.-

classification.-Degrees of relationship.-Morphological classifi.
cation.- Radical stage. Terminational stage. — Inflectional

stage.— Transitions from one stage to another.— Chinese.—

Rask’s and Prichard's classification.-Vocalic harmony. 311-327

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LECTURE XIX.

On CUSTOMS AND LAWS.

Materials for the study of customs and laws.—Customs based
'on religious ideas.-Customs generating religious ideas.-Sol-

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