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THE PHILOSOPHY OF PROGRESS IN

HUMAN AFFAIRS.

THE

PHILOSOPHY OF PROGRESS

IN

HUMAN AFFAIRS.

BY

HENRY JAMES SLACK, F.G.S.,

BARRISTER-AT-LAV.

LONDON:

CHAPMAN & HALL, 193 PICCADILLY.

1860.

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LONDON: PRINTED BY WILLIAM CIOWES AND SONS, STAMFORD STREET.

CONTENTS.

Freedom not less real from Exercise within Limits-Life de-

pendent on Organization-Surrounding Conditions-Tem-
perature of Mammalia, &c.—Size and Density of the Earth
with reference to Man-Physical Geography, ditto-Cir-
cumstances and Character — Training Children - Owen's
Dogma—"Nature" not “bound fast in fate"-Liberty of
Nature - Qualities inseparable from Objects - Nature of

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