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" We are gifted with the power of imagination, and by this power we can lighten the darkness which surrounds the world of the senses. There are tories, even in science, who regard imagination as a faculty to be feared and avoided rather than employed. "
Fragments of Science for Unscientific People: A Series of Detached Essays ... - Page 130
by John Tyndall - 1871
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The Westminster Review, 162. köide

1904
...imaginative faculty no great work has ever been accomplished. " There are Tories," exclaimed Tyndal, " even in science who regard imagination as a faculty to be feared and avoided rather than employed." It is in the elementary schools that this faculty must be assisted and encouraged. At present it is...
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Essays on the Use and Limit of the Imagination in Science

John Tyndall - 1870 - 72 lehte
...power of Imagination,—combining what the Germans call Anschauungsgabe and Einbildungskraft —and by this power we can lighten the darkness which surrounds the world x of the senses. There are tories even in science who regard imagination as a faculty to be feared...
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Half Hours with Modern Scientists, 2. köide

1871 - 288 lehte
...the power of imagination, combining what the Germans called Ansckamatgsgabt and Einbildungskraft, and by this power we can lighten the darkness which surrounds...as a faculty to be feared and avoided rather than emp!o5-ed. They had observed its action in weak vessels and were unduly impressed by its disasters....
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Bibliotheca Sacra, 31. köide

1874
...statement that, " The imagination has become the mightiest instrument of the physical discoverer"; and that "by this power we can lighten the darkness which surrounds the world of the senses " ; that, " in much which has been recently said about protoplasm and life, there was only the outgoings...
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Historical Discourse

Theodore Dwight Woolsey - 1874 - 47 lehte
...upon the scientific use of the imagination, says : " We are gifted with the power of imagination, and by this power we can lighten the darkness which surrounds the world of the senses. * * Bounded and conditioned by co-operative Reason, imagination becomes the mightiest instrument of...
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London Sermons

Charles Maurice Davies - 1875 - 379 lehte
..." We are then," I am using the author's own words, " gifted with the power of Imagination . . . and by this power we can lighten the darkness which surrounds the world of her senses. There is in the human intellect a power of expansion — I might almost call it a power...
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Fragments of Science: A Series of Detached Essays, Addresses, and Reviews

John Tyndall - 1876 - 625 lehte
...this power, when duly chastened and controlled, we can lighten the dark1 ' Induction,' p. 422. \ ness which surrounds the world of the senses. There are...to be feared and avoided rather than employed. They have observed its action in weak vessels, and are unduly impressed by its disasters. But they might...
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Fragments of Science: A Series of Detached Essays, Addresses, and Reviews

John Tyndall - 1876 - 625 lehte
...this power, when duly chastened and controlled, we can lighten the dark1 ' Induction,' p. 422. ness which surrounds the world of the senses. There are...to be feared and avoided rather than employed. They have observed its action in weak vessels, and are unduly impressed by its disasters. But they might...
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Faith and Modern Thought

Ransom Bethune Welch - 1876 - 272 lehte
...statement : " The imagination has become the mightiest instrument of the physical discoverer " ; and that " by this power we can lighten the darkness which surrounds the world of the senses " ; that, " in much which has been recently said about protoplasm and life, there was only the outgoings...
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Fragments of Science: A Series of Detached Essays, Addresses, and ..., 2. köide

John Tyndall - 1879
...entirely new. In explaining sensible phenomena, we habitually form mental images of the ultra-sensible. There are Tories even in science who regard Imagination...to be feared and avoided rather than employed. They have observed its action in weak vessels, and are unduly impressed by its disasters. But they might...
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