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The Unseen World and Other Essays By John Fiske

The Unseen World and Other Essays

John Fiske


Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has 245 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1876.

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John Fisk, born in Connecticut in 1842, was a Harvard educated philosopher. A fan of Charles Darwin, he championed the popular opinion of the day regarding brain size and the racial superiority of the Anglo-Saxon race. Despite this, he was also avid anti-slavery and twenty-three years after the cessation of the American Civil War, he declared the North's victory complete 'despite the feeble wails of unteachable bigots.'
Essays in this book include: The Unseen World; The To-Morrow Of Death; The Jesus Of History; The Christ Of Dogma; A Word About Miracles; Draper On Science And Religion; Nathan The Wise; Historical Difficulties; The Famine Of 1770 In Bengal; Spain And The Netherlands; Longfellow’s Dante; Paine’s St. Peter; A Philosophy Of Art; and, Athenian And American Life.

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