Chaos passes by a process of evolution into a cosmos, and this again into chaos.
In modern times the work has been the theme of a generous appreciation in several pages of Humboldt's Cosmos (ii.
The name of Re, the sun-god, was generally joined to Ammon, especially in his title as " king of the gods ": the rule of heaven belonged to the sun-god in the Egyptian cosmos, and this identification with Re was only logical for a supreme deity.
Seth Pringle-Pattison, Man's Place in the Cosmos (1897); H.
More especially the cosmology of Anaximander resembles the modern doctrine of evolution in its conception of the indeterminate (rO filr€Lpov) out of which the particular forms of the cosmos are differentiated.
Seth Pringle-Pattison in his Man's Place in Cosmos (1897, p. 307).
It is true he sets out with a transcendent Deity, and follows Plato in viewing the creation of the cosmos as a process of descent from the more to the less perfect according to the distance from the original self-moving agency.
rather than ethical; Clarke's view being that the apparently arbitrary particularity in the constitution of the cosmos is really only explicable by reference to creative free-will.
The real issue comes into view in the attempt, undertaken in the interest of freedom, to substitute for the notion of the world as a cosmos pervaded by no discernible principle and in its essence indifferent to the form impressed upon it by its active parts.
Spinoza is, therefore, both pantheist and pancosmist: God exists only as realized in the cosmos: the cosmos exists only as a manifestation of God.
Hence, instead of being merely immanent in the Cosmos, it has an independent existence.
The learned societies of Washington are to a large degree more national than local in their character; among them are: the Washington Academy of Sciences (1898), a "federal head" of most of the societies mentioned below; the Anthropological Society (founded 1879; incorporated 1887), which has published Transactions (1879 sqq., with the co-operation of the Smithsonian Institution) and The American Anthropologist (1888-1898; since 1898 published by the American Anthropological Association); the National Geographic Society (1888), which since 1903 has occupied the Hubbard Memorial Building, which sent scientific expeditions to Alaska, Mont Pelee and La Souffriere, and which publishes the National Geographic Magazine (1888 sqq.), National Geographic Monographs (1895) and various special maps; the Philosophical Society of Washington (1871; incorporated 1901), devoted especially to mathematical and physical sciences; the Biological Society (1880), which publishes Proceedings (1880 sqq.); the Botanical Society of Washington (1901); the Geological Society of Washington (1893): the Entomological Society of Washington (1884), which publishes Proceedings (1884 sqq.); the Chemical Society (1884); the Records of the Past Exploration Society (1901), which publishes Records of the Past (1902 sqq.); the Southern History Association (1896), which issues Publications (1897 sqq.); the Society for Philosophical Inquiry (1893), which publishes Memoirs (1893 sqq.); the Society of American Foresters (1900), which publishes Proceedings (1905 sqq.); and the Cosmos Club.
The Keplerian like the Pythagorean cosmos was threefold, consisting of the centre, or sun, the surface, represented by the sphere of the fixed stars, and the intermediate space, filled with ethereal matter.
The modern doctrine of evolution or " evolving," as opposed to that of simple creation, has been defined by Prof. James Sully in the 9th edition of this encyclopaedia as a " natural history of the cosmos including organic beings, expressed in physical terms as a mechanical process."
2 The period of the early middle ages is dealt with in Beazley's Dawn of Modern Geography (London; part i., 1897; part ii., 1901; part iii., 1906); see also Winstedt, Cosmos Indicopleustes (1910).
Cosmos bipinnatus: half-hardy, 3 ft., rose, purple, white; requires sunny spots.
In his Naturgeschichte des Himmels, in which he anticipated the nebular theory afterwards more fully developed by Laplace, Kant sought to explain the genesis of the cosmos as a product of physical forces and laws.
The universe, then, is a living cosmos, an infinitely animated system, whose end is the perfect realization of the variously graduated forms. The unity which sunders itself into the multiplicity of things may be called the monas monadum, each thing being a monas or self-existent, living being, a universe in itself.
But by isolating Reason from all other growths, by representing it as the motor-energy of the Cosmos, in popularizing a term which suggested personality and will, Anaxagoras gave an impetus to ideas which were the basis of Aristotelian philosophy in Greece and in Europe at large.
It would seem that, in the extreme spiritual vicissitudes of his life, conscious alternately of personal weakness and of the largest speculative grasp, he at times threw himself entirely on the consolations of evangelical faith, and at others reconstructed the cosmos for himself in terms of Neo-Platonism and the philosophy of Schelling.
The Cosmos ` must be conceived as a single whole, its variety being referred to varying stages of condensation in Pneuma.
As every season seems best to us in its turn, so the coming in of spring is like the creation of Cosmos out of Chaos and the realization of the Golden Age.
The conception of the world and of human life as controlled by natural law, a naturalistic cosmos, is alien not only to the prophetic and liturgical Hebrew literature but also to Hebrew thought in general.
In the created world (cosmos, order of the universe) the word has various meanings: - the universe; the space between heaven and earth; the under-world and its ruler.
Their fundamental conception is that of Democritus; they seek to account for the formation of the cosmos, with its order and regularity, by setting out with the idea of an original (vertical) motion of the atoms, which somehow or other results in movements towards and from one another.
chaos monster Tiamat and created the cosmos out of his body.
But why is it not possible for us to see the total cosmos?
To prevent all reference of the more potent phenomena of nature to divine action Epicurus rationalizes the processes of the cosmos.
At a time when all nationalities, and at the same time all bonds of religion and national customs, were beginning to be broken up in the seeming cosmos and real chaos of the Graeco-Roman Empire, the Jews stood out like a rock in the midst of the ocean.
Such is Koheleth's view of life, and it is obvious that such a conception of an aimless cosmos is thoroughly non-Jewish, if we may judge Jewish thought by the great body of the extant literature.
While, again, legitimately insisting upon personality as a fundamental constituent in any true theory of reality, the relation between human individualities and the divine Person is left vague and obscure; nor is it easy to see how the existence of several individualities - human or divine - in one cosmos is theoretically possible.
One hypothesis supplants the various principles of life; the rule of absolute mechanism is as complete in the animal as in the cosmos.
reality, is an intelligible ideal reality, a system of thought relations, a spiritual cosmos.
Within his music the cosmos dwelt and inside his melodies star clusters formed and died.
That is why I spend a good deal of time in The Fabric of the Cosmos discussing cosmology.
Ormuzd was the all powerful, all wise and all good who created the cosmos.
The movement, inspired by the late Father Edward Holloway, posits that God works through evolution to bring about an ordered cosmos.
Then the seed begat a Great Archon who used what was in the seed to make the material cosmos.
Through studying them humans have continually enlarged their horizons and explored the cosmos.
Self organizing systems are part of the way science is beginning to understand the real cosmos in a way that traditional science cannot.
Adam messed up the Garden, Jesus restores the whole cosmos.
He was henceforth ravished by the splendour of the cosmos.
The point about which the entire cosmos spins is Mount Meru.
The vast, unknown cosmos is brought into order, the earth having its proper place in the center.
Sanity must accept that we are physical beings, living in a physical world in a physical cosmos.
In the traditional cosmos, there is nothing random; there is no pure chance.
Maori mythology has also interwoven itself into my own poetical cosmos.
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Traveling with ATLAS into the micro cosmos into an area of unknown physics.
cosmos in a way that traditional science cannot.
cosmos for light years to come.
Here the endless harmonious diversity of our cosmos, as well as of other worlds supposed to coexist with our own, is said to arise through the various combination of indivisible material elements differing in figure and magnitude only.
What lived in time belonged to eternity; the microcosm was the epitome of the macrocosm; the reason which reigned in man interpreted the law that was revealed in conscience and the power which governed human destiny, while the freedom which man realized was the direct negation both of necessity and of the operation of any fortuitous cause in the cosmos.
This was not the first time that approaches had been made to such a doctrine, and Diogenes of Apollonia in particular was led to oppose Anaxagoras, who distinguished Nous or Thought from every other agent within the cosmos which is its work by postulating as his first principle something which should be at once physical substratum and thinking being.
Myths do not necessarily recount tales of the origins of the cosmos, gods, rituals, or sacred events.
The clear starlight nights offer a golden opportunity to look at the amazing Cosmos.
Creation will once again glow with the reflected glory of God as the ' transfigured cosmos '.
The universe, or cosmos, is filled with energies from the planets, stars, and all life within it.
By tapping in to the energies of the cosmos, you can also revitalize your mind, body, spirit, and psyche to better deal with the individual stress triggers in your life.
Journeying through the cosmos with imagery including planets, stars, and galaxies.
This journey often starts at the current location and expands to show the embrace of the cosmos.
To highlight the connectedness of all things and harness the relaxing energies of the cosmos, some people prefer cosmic group meditation.
The cosmos is filled with energies and we are each one infinitesimal part of that universe.
Ladybugs love plants like coreopsis, geraniums, cilantro and white cosmos.
After dispensing his wisdom about the cosmos, Pascal will leave you a piece of Pirate furniture.
In Katamari Damacy, you are the Prince, son of the King of all Cosmos.
The Draeni are a race that has traveled through the cosmos for over a thousand years.
This natural order creates a complete orderly and harmonious system known as the cosmos.
Like astrological forecasts for people, pet horoscopes reveal how the cosmos has an effect on every living creature.
The alignment of the cosmos might have revealed that the day would be a difficult one for your dog to concentrate on, hence the difficulties.
The Mayans' knowledge about the cosmos was so profound that the calendar ending date of December 21, 2012 is believed to hold a secret message and signifies a 26,000 year old, recurring event.
Each person has many different elements in their birth chart (a chart that shows the placement of the cosmos at the exact moment of your birth) and that means that there is a lot more involved than just compatible zodiac signs.
The concept of past lives is a belief that the human soul takes part in an endless journey from physical life to physical life, while also passing through moments in the cosmos between those physical experiences.
One idea behind Kriya is that each of us is a miniature version of the entire cosmos, complete with a little piece of a divine being.
Not the less is it the creative force, or deity, which develops and shapes this universal order or cosmos.
cosmos as a whole, to relate himself to its embracing totality.
The shaman's domain includes dalliances, alliances, exchanges and battles with the spirits of the air, ocean, soil and cosmos.
Orthodox belief in a good and almighty God pictures the world as a Cosmos, completely determinate and with all events predestined.
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Cosmos, according to the ancient fables of the Greeks, emerged from the uterine gulf of chaos.
imago mundi, a representation of the cosmos on the ground.
Well, here we are in a highly improbable cosmos, by a highly improbable chain of lucky breaks.
There is no greater crime in the cosmos than to deliberately indoctrinate young trusting minds with false teachings for selfish ends.
posit that the cosmos changes in accordance with causal principles that are stochastic or probabilistic.
All the standard interpretations of quantum theory posit that the cosmos changes in accordance with causal principles that are stochastic or probabilistic.
recount tales of the origins of the cosmos, gods, rituals, or sacred events.
The topics covered include general relativity, the theories of how the cosmos began, gravitational waves, and formation of the black holes.
starlight nights offer a golden opportunity to look at the amazing Cosmos.
transfigured cosmos ' .
On the other hand, nearly all systems of philosophy have discussed the underlying problems. Such questions as the origin of the cosmos as a whole, the production of organic beings and of conscious minds, and the meaning of the observable grades of creation, have from the dawn of speculation occupied men's minds; and the answers to these questions often imply a vague recognition of the idea of a gradual evolution of things.
Passing by Buddhism, which, though teaching the periodic destruction of our world by fire, &c., does not seek to determine the ultimate origin of the cosmos, we come to those early Greek physical philosophers who distinctly set themselves to eliminate the idea of divine interference with the world by representing its origin and changes as a natural process.
However, the determined race would not submit and fled the cosmos to find a save place to live.
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