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Modern sceptisism viewed in relation to modern science

Young, J. R.

Modern sceptisism viewed in relation to modern science

more especially in reference to the doctrines of Colenso, Huxley, Lyell, and Darwin, respecting the Noachian deluge, the antiquity of man, and the origin of species

by Young, J. R.

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Published by Saunders, Otley in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skepticism,
  • Science -- Philosophy,
  • Deluge,
  • Human beings -- Origin,
  • Evolution

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.R. Young
    SeriesLandmarks II, monographs
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxvi, 229 p.
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15217927M
    LC Control Number87827756

    Through showing how leadership has been thought of at different points in time, this thesis argues that far from being a stable enduring fact of human nature now revealed to us by modern science.


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