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A NEW SYSTEM OF PHILOSOPHY.

FIRST PRINCIPLES.

Vol. Large 121110. 515 Pages. Price $2 50.

CONTENTS :

PART F 11:812—le Uezknowable.

Chapter 1. Religion and Science; II. Ultimate Religious Ideas; 11].
Ultimate Scientific Ideas; IV. The Relativity of all Knowledge; V The
Reconciliation.

PART SECOND— Laws of the Knowable.

I. Laws in General; II. The’ Law of Evolution; III. The same con-
tinued; IV. 'The Causes of Evolution; V. Space, Time, Matter, Motion, and
Force; VI. The Indestructibility of Matter; VII. The Continuity of Motion;
VIII. The Persistence of Force; IX. The Correlation and Equivalence of
Forces; X. The Direction of Motion; XI. The Rhythm of Motion; XII. The
Conditions Essential to Evolutlon; XIII. The Instability of the Homoge-
neous; XIV. The Multiplication of Effects; XV. Differentiation «.nd Inte-
gration; XVI. Equilibration; XVII. Summary and Conclusion.

In the first part of this work Mr. Spencer defines the province, limits, and
relations of religion and science, and determines the legitimate scope of
philosophy.

In part second he unfolds those fundamental principles which have been
arrived at within the sphere of the knowable; which are true of all orders
of phenonema, and thus constitute the foundation of all philOSOphy. The
law of Evolution, Mr. Spencer maintains to be universal, and he has here

worked it out as the basis of his system.

These First Principles are the foundation of a system of Philosophy
bolder, more elaborate, and comprehensive perhaps, than any other which
as: been hitherto designed in England—British Quarterly Review.

A work lofty in aim and remarkable in'execution— 0027111731! Magazine.

In the works of Herbert Spencer we have the rudiments of a positive
Theology, and an immense step toward the perfection of the science of Ps’ya
chology.-- Christian Examiner.

If we mistake not, in spite of the very negative character of his own re-
sults, he has foreshadowed some strong arguments for the doctrine of a posi-
tive Christian Theology.—New Englander.

As far as the frontiers of knowledge, where the intellect may go, there i
IO living man whose guidance may more safely be trusted-melanin
Female.

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