By Baden Powell
Baden Powell (1796-1860) used to be a mathematician who held the Savilian Chair of Geometry at Oxford, and was once additionally a clergyman within the Church of britain. He used to be a defender of the claims of latest medical discoveries within the face of Christian orthodoxy good ahead of Darwin released the idea of evolution, and drew a transparent contrast in his considering and writing among ethical and actual phenomena, as being self sufficient of one another and the fields of different examine. Darwin himself wrote, within the 'Historical cartoon' first and foremost of the 3rd variation of at the beginning of Species, 'The 'Philosophy of construction' has been handled in a masterly demeanour through the Rev. Baden Powell, in his Essays at the team spirit of Worlds, 1855. not anything might be extra notable than the way within which he exhibits that the creation of recent species is 'a average, now not an informal phenomenon'.'
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ESSAY I. J INDUCTIVE PRINCIPLE. 15 obtain (without being aware of it) numberless prepossessions and convictions far stronger than any systematic demonstrations can supply. The primary assumption involved in all in- Assumption duction is the presumed uniformity of phenomena, formity of nature. or the conformity of other facts of the same class with that under examination to the same law or type. It is, then, perfectly true that no inductive pro- idea of generalisa- cess can advance without the assumption of this tion derived from gra- generalising principle, which is, nevertheless, ante- d u a l ex e P- rience.
In the order of time, also, it is always evinced earlier stages. wJth far less effect in the earlier stages of scientific development, and with more full and perfect force in its later progress; whether in the infancy of science, or of the experience of an individual. Gains B u t as the cultivation of inquiry advances, the in- strength by advance of ductive process by habitual exercise derives force so experience. naturally and insensibly, that the mind is utterly unconscious of its acquirement; and hence it is that we readily give way to the very natural, but mistaken persuasion, that the generalised idea is something inherent, or created out of the intrinsic powers of reason itself.
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The Unity of Worlds and of Nature: Three Essays on the Spirit of Inductive Philosophy; the Plurality of Worlds; and the Philosophy of Creation by Baden Powell