Chaos passes by a process of evolution into a cosmos, and this again into chaos.
In modern times the work has been the theme of a generous appreciation in several pages of Humboldt's Cosmos (ii.
The name of Re, the sun-god, was generally joined to Ammon, especially in his title as " king of the gods ": the rule of heaven belonged to the sun-god in the Egyptian cosmos, and this identification with Re was only logical for a supreme deity.
Seth Pringle-Pattison, Man's Place in the Cosmos (1897); H.
Rather than ethical; Clarke's view being that the apparently arbitrary particularity in the constitution of the cosmos is really only explicable by reference to creative free-will.