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  • Credit became greatly restricted, and all descriptions of speculative enterprise came to an end.
  • As a result it has been far easier for the American than for the European railway builder to take advantage of the speculative instinct in obtaining money.
  • A third way to predict the future that I believe is reliable rejects both the slavish following of the straight line and the purely speculative approach.
  • Caird (St Andrews: The Evolution of Religion; Glasgow: The Evolution of Theology in the Greek Philosophies) represent speculative treatment on a basis of Hegelianism.
  • - In the speculative writings of the middle ages, including those of the schoolmen, we find no progress towards a more accurate and scientific view of nature.
 

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