Excerpt From Theism And Humanism Being The Gifford Lectures Delivered At The University Of Glasgow, 1914In Connection With A Passage In The Ninth Lecture, Sir Oliver Lodge Has Been Good Enough To Give Me An Interesting Note On Energy, Which Appears In Its Proper Place.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works. The Gifford Lectures are an annual lecture series that focuses on the topic of natural theology In this particular installment Balfour discusses the mechanism of natural selection in relation to such topics as art, beauty, science, and ethics Natural selection, Balfour argues, can explain concepts such as those listed above up to a certain point But we have principles in these areas beyond anything that natural selection would ever require, let alone naturally be able to produce thes
Book recommended by C.S Lewis I also picked up a copy, much harder to find, of Theism and Thought a continuation of the Gifford Lectures that were interrupted in the first instance by war.
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- Theism and Humanism : The Book that Influenced C. S. Lewis
- Arthur Balfour
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