The Limits of Evolution

This work was published before January 1, 1925, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.

 

THE

LIMITS OF EVOLUTION

AND OTHER ESSAYS


ILLUSTRATING THE METAPHYSICAL THEORY

OF PERSONAL IDEALISM


BY

G. H. HOWISON, LL.D.

MILLS PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN THE UNIVERSITY

OF CALIFORNIA


ὡς πρὸς τὸν ἄνθρωπον, πολίτην ὄντα πόλεως τῆς ἀνωτάτης.

Marcus Aurelius: III, 11

Oh, to the bound of the waste,
On, to the City of God.

Matthew Arnold, Rugby Chapel.


SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND ENLARGED


New York

THE MACMILLAN COMPANY

LONDON: MACMILLAN & CO., Ltd.

1904


All rights reserved


CONTENTS

Preface

Preface to the Second Edition

I. The Limits of Evolution

II. Modern Science and Pantheism

III. Later German Philosophy

IV. The Art-Principle as Represented in Poetry

V. The Right Relation of Reason to Religion

VI. Human Immortality: Its Positive Argument

VII. The Harmony of Determinism and Freedom

VIII. Appendices Explanatory and Defensive