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" Social progress means a checking of the cosmic process at every step and the substitution for it of another, which may be called the ethical process; the end of which is not the survival of those who may happen to be the fittest, in respect of the whole... "
Education - Page 530
1895
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The Living Age, Volume 245

1905 - 1004 pages
...that "social progress means a checking of the cos-- mic process at every step, and the sub-- stltution for It of another, which may be called the ethical...survival of those who may happen to be the fittest, 1m respect of the whole of the conditions: which obtain, but of those who are ethically the best."1...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 44

1894 - 900 pages
...J See The Genesis of Species, p. 325. « [December Monthly, p. 189.] We read also : Social progress means a checking of the cosmic process at every step,...and the substitution for it of another, which may he called the ethical process. It depends (he tells us on the next page) not on imitating the cosmic...
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McClure's Magazine, Volume 3

1894 - 576 pages
...the business of civilized man to find for his conduct a higher law. " Social progress," he says, " means a checking of the cosmic process at every step,...is not the survival of those who may happen to be fittest, in respect of the whole of the conditions which exist, but of those who are ethically the...
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The Monist, Volume 4

Paul Carus - 1894 - 698 pages
...are in him, the more rapidly will he advance in the future. Says Professor Huxley : " Social progress means a checking of the cosmic process at every step...which exist, but of those who are ethically the best." We say : Social progress becomes possible only through a more comprehensive and deeper understanding...
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A Study of Ethical Principles

James Seth - 1894 - 500 pages
...Evolution and Ethics,' 8. 3 Ibid., 12. v are to be sought for in this contradiction, how " social progress means a checking of the cosmic process at every step,...which exist, but of those who are ethically the best ; " 1 how " the practice of that which is ethically the best — what we call goodness or virtue —...
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Evolution and Ethics and Other Essays

Thomas Henry Huxley - 1894 - 380 pages
...process on the evolution of society is the greater the more rudimentary its civilization. Social progress means a checking of the cosmic process at every step...fittest, in respect of the whole of the conditions which obtain, but of those who are ethically the best.20 As I have already urged, the practice of that which...
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The Lowell Lectures on the Ascent of Man

Henry Drummond - 1894 - 368 pages
...ethical nature.'' 1 So far from the Ascent of Man running along the ancient line, " Social progress means a checking of the cosmic process at every step,...is not the survival of those who may happen to be fittest, in respect of the whole of the conditions which exist, but of those who are ethically the...
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Institutes of the Christian Religion, Volume 2

Emanuel Vogel Gerhart - 1894 - 986 pages
...nor diminish the force of the intuition that this is beautiful and that is ugly. * * Social progress means a checking of the cosmic process at every step,...another which may be called the ethical process. * * The practice of what we call goodness or virtue involves a course of conduct which, in all respects, is...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 44

1894 - 896 pages
...\ See The Genesis of Species, p. 325. * [December Monthly, p. 189.] We read also : Social progress means a checking of the cosmic process at every step,...another, which may be called the ethical process. It depends (he tells ns on the next page) not on imitating the cosmic process, still less in running...
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Proceedings of the Birmingham Natural History and ..., Volumes 10-11

1897 - 422 pages
...follow his * " Nineteenth Century," February, 1888. non-moral course," and further, " Social progress means a checking of the cosmic process at every step...another, which may be called the ethical process." That is to say, Huxley separated Nature into two portions. The earlier prehuman portion in which the...
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