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" The following proposition seems to me in a high degree probable — namely, that any animal whatever, endowed with well-marked social instincts,5 the parental and filial affections being here included, would inevitably acquire a moral sense or conscience,... "
MacMillan's Magazine - Page 45
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1871
...fellows, as well as enabling him to think concerning these instincts. Hence Mr. Darwin says :— " Any animal whatever, endowed with well-marked social...developed, or nearly as well developed, as in man." The argument is peculiar: — "As soon as the mental faculties had become highly developed, images...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1871
...all." Mr. Darwin thinks that " any animal whatever, endowed with well-marked social instincts, wonld inevitably acquire a moral sense or conscience as...developed, or nearly as well developed, as in man." * In enunciating this dictum our author pretty well contradicts himself; for he says, that such a creature...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 131

English literature - 1871
...Mr. Darwin's practice of begging the question at issue, we may quote the following assertion : — ' Any animal whatever, endowed with well-marked social...developed, or nearly as well developed, as in man' (vol. ip 71). This is "either a monstrous assumption or a mere truism ; it is a truism, for of course,...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1877
...very great in assumptions and probabilities, and he lays down the following proposition as seeming in a high degree probable, namely, " That any animal...whatever, endowed with well-marked social instincts, the parental and filial affections being here included, would inevitably acquire a moral sense or conscience,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 111

1871
...Darwin's practice of begging the question at issue, •we may quote the following assertion : — '• Any animal whatever, endowed with •well-marked social...developed, or nearly as well developed, as in man " (vol. ip 71). This is either a monstrous assumption or a mere truism; it is a truism, for of course,...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 43

Great Britain - 1883
...modifications of past generations have undergone. And the late Mr. Darwin thought it probable in a high degree that any animal whatever, endowed with well-marked...as well developed, or nearly as well developed, as man's. DAMON. I have the greatest respect for all facts, and consider that we owe much, both to Mr....
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The London Quarterly Review, Volumes 130-131

1871
...Mr. Darwin's practice of begging the question at issue, we may quote the following assertion : — ' Any animal whatever, endowed with wellmarked social...developed, or nearly as well developed, as in man' (vol. ip 71). This is either a monstrous assumption or a mere truism ; it is a truism, for of course,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 131

English literature - 1871
...Mr. Darwin's practice of begging the question at issue, we may quote the following assertion : — ' Any animal whatever, endowed with well-marked social...developed, or nearly as well developed, as in man' (vol. ip 71). This is either a monstrous assumption or a mere truism ; it is a truism, for of course,...
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The Southern Magazine, Volume 9

1871
...instance, in his last work, The Descent of Man, says (Vol. I, p. 68) :— The following proposition seems to me in a high degree probable, namely, that...conscience as soon as its intellectual powers had became as well developed, or nearly as well developed, as in man. Then (Vol. i, pp. 85-89) he has this...
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The Descent of man

Charles Darwin - 1871
...animals can throw light on one of the highest psychical faculties of man. The following proposition seems to me in a high degree probable — namely,...acquire a moral sense or conscience, as soon as its intellectę1 Metaphysics of Ethics,' translated by JW Semplc, Edinburgh, 1836, p. 136. 4 Mr. Bain gives...
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