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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.-Devatas.-Âtmâ.— Natural reli-

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

LECTURE 1X.

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.--

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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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