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  • His ascription to man of a unique faculty, free-will, forbade his conceiving our species as a link in a graduated series of organic developments.
  • Erasmus in 1527 threw doubt on the accuracy of this ascription, and the author is usually spoken of as Ambrosiaster or pseudo-Ambrose.
  • The primitive philosophy of animism involves the ascription of all phenomena to personal agencies.
  • He claims to have shown that the dogmas of the eternity of matter and the permanence of the world are false; that their description of the Deity as the demiurgos is unspiritual; that they fail to prove the existence, the unity, the simplicity, the incorporeality or the knowledge (both of species and accidents) of God; that their ascription of souls to the celestial spheres is unproved; that their theory of causation, which attributes effects to the very natures of the causes, is false, for that all actions and events are to be ascribed to the Deity; and, finally, that they cannot establish the spirituality of the soul, nor prove its mortality.
  • The ascription of adjectives to the class of concrete terms, upheld by J.
 

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