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" HAD rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. And therefore God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. "
Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ... - Page 89
by George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
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Stoppard, the Playwright

Michael Billington - 1987 - 188 pages
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Prometheus Rebound: The Irony of Atheism

Joseph C. McLelland, Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion - 1988 - 366 pages
...to faith rather than an example of atheism. Bacon's essay Of Atheism contains the famous sentence, "It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's...depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion."2 His reasoning turns on the chain of second causes, a form of cosmological argument in fact,...
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Issues Before the Nation

Hans Raj Khanna - 1988 - 187 pages
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The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake

William Blake - 1982 - 990 pages
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Logic for Lawyers: A Guide to Clear Legal Thinking

Ruggero J. Aldisert - 1989 - 257 pages
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Space and the Eighteenth-Century English Novel, Volume 1

Simon Varey - 1990 - 220 pages
...Atheism' (1613) Francis Bacon said he preferred to believe 'all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is...convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.'60 Later, opponents of Epicureanism and advocates of the design argument were similarly certain...
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Benevolent Living: Tracing the Roots of Motivation to God

Richard Hazelett, Dean Turner - 1990 - 429 pages
...personal caring can conceivably come to be improved upon.23 6 The Two Levels of Ethical Motivation A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. Francis Bacon A .BRAHAM LINCOLN was a voracious reader of serious books, and the anecdotal lore told...
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A Treasury of Quotations

Alan Lennox-Short - 1991 - 292 pages
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Our Universes

Sir Denys Haigh Wilkinson, Denys Wilkinson - 1991 - 213 pages
...of things and our presence within it all, it is natural to contemplate God. As Francis Bacon says: A little philosophy inclineth Man's mind to atheism;...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. * But it is not easy to say what a physicist, as a physicist, means by God; when one mentions God one...
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The Wisdom & Wit of Rabbi Jesus

William E. Phipps - 1993 - 254 pages
...atheist. That master of prose wrote: Experience has repeatedly confirmed that well-known maxim of Bacon's, that "a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion." . . . [Atheists] yearn mightily in their own souls after the religious acceptance of a world interpreted...
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