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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.
This book has 245 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1876.
Production notes: This ebook of The Unseen World and Other Essays was published by Global Grey in 2018.