The Spirit(s) of Science: Paradoxical Positivism as Religious Discourse among Spiritualists

@article{Porter2005TheSO,
  title={The Spirit(s) of Science: Paradoxical Positivism as Religious Discourse among Spiritualists},
  author={J. E. Porter},
  journal={Science as Culture},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={1 - 21}
}
  • J. E. Porter
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Science as Culture
  • Abstract Language is but the means the spirit employs to give expression to itself [and] as the development of spirit progresses, words have to be laid aside, to give place to those more suitable to the growth of the spirit, as it advances in knowledge and refinement [but] whatever term may be applied to any condition of life, to give it comprehension in our minds, does not change the nature of the object spoken of … In regard to those internal principles of life … that give birth to worlds and… CONTINUE READING
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