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" A superior intelligence has guided the development of man in a definite direction and for a special purpose, just as man guides the development of many animal and vegetable forms... "
Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection: A Series of Essays - Page 351
by Alfred Russel Wallace - 1871 - 384 lehte
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Disputed questions of belief, lectures to young men, delivered at the ...

London coll. of the Presbyterian church in England - 1874
...insufficient to account for the development of man; and he infers from various phenomena which he cites " that a superior intelligence has guided the development...development of many animal and vegetable forms."* He points out that the brain of savages is largely in excess of their wants. " The lowest races of...
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Johnson's New Universal Cyclopaedia: Lichfield-R

Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard - 1877
...physical, mental, and moral endowments which make up the specific and unique nature of man. He concludes that "a superior intelligence has guided the development...definite direction and for a special purpose, just ns шип guides the development of many animal and vegetable forms." (JVtti. Sel., p. 359.) (3) Another...
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The Journal of Science: 1877, 14. köide

1877
...qualities and his material progress, Mr. Wallace makes the following very remarkable deductions ; — " That a Superior Intelligence has guided the development of man in a definite direction. . . . Even if my particular view be not the true one, the difficulties I have just put forward remain,...
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The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology ..., 14. köide

James Samuelson, Sir William Crookes - 1877
...qualities and his material progress, Mr. Wallace makes the following very remarkable deductions ; — " That a Superior Intelligence has guided the development of man in a definite direction. . . . Even if my particular view be not the true one, the difficulties I have just put forward remain,...
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The Canadian Journal of Science, Literature and History, 15. köide

1878
...concomitants in any class of society ; nor can ihey bo traced to a common source. Mr. Wallace recognizes that "a superior intelligence has guided the development...in a definite direction, and for a special purpose ;" and such guidance involves nmch more than the mere evolution of a higher animal organization. But,...
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Philosophy Historical and Critical: By André Lefèvre. Tr. with an ...

André Lefèvre - 1879 - 598 lehte
...intellectually. It is so vast that Wallace, one of the founders of evolution, expresses his belief that "a superior intelligence has guided the development...the development of many animal and vegetable forms " (" Essays on Natural Selection "). Such passages as these from the leading authorities of the day...
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Isms Old and New: Winter Sunday Evening Sermon-series for 1880-81 Delivered ...

George Claude Lorimer - 1881 - 367 lehte
...phenomena arrives at the same view: " Natural selection is only a means by which the Creator worked." . . . "A superior intelligence has guided the development...the development of many animal and vegetable forms;" . . . and "it, therefore, implies that the great laws which govern the material universe were insufficient...
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The Heavenly Bodies: Their Nature and Habitability

William Miller - 1883 - 347 lehte
...; and (although he cannot shake himself free of the theory of development as the instrumentality) ' that a superior intelligence has guided the development...the development of many animal and vegetable forms.' An admission which he unhappily mars by adding, ' I must confess that this theory has the 1 Wallace's...
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Transactions ... September 5th, 1887, 4. köide

John Brown Hamilton - 1887
...to account for this phenomenon. This "other power " of Mr. Wallace is "a superior intelligence which has guided the development of man in a definite direction and for a special purpose."* Mr. Joseph J. Murphy, in his profound essay on "Habit and Intelligence," takes substantially the same...
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Serpent-worship: And Other Essays, with a Chapter on Totemism

Charles Staniland Wake - 1888 - 299 lehte
...substances. Mr. Wallace himself is so much struck with the imposing position occupied by man that he thinks that " a superior intelligence has guided the development...guides the development of many animal and vegetable forms."6 He supposes, more1 " Habit and Intelligence," vol. i., p. 348 (1869). 1 Ibid., vol. i., p...
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