Review of 'The Unseen Universe or Physical Speculations on a Future State'

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Review of 'The Unseen Universe or Physical Speculations on a Future State'

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"My father has been quite sewed up for some days back, by Clifford’s article (a fine article it was too; […]"

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Editors’ Note 2 on p. 141 reads: “In the June <i>Fortnightly</i> [Review] W.K. Clifford reviewed <i>The Unseen Universe or physical speculations on a Future State</i>, in an attempted reconciliation of science and religion, first published anonymously but later acknowledged to be by P.G. Tait and B. Stewart.” See also Letter 589.<br/> On p.87 of Letters 2, Note 6 reads: “William Kingdon Clifford (1845-79), mathematician and metaphysician of brilliant promise. In ‘Memoirs of Himself’ RLS refers to his ‘irresponsible boyishness of mind and manner’ and says that he was then in the ‘hot fit of the most noisy atheism’.”

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Review of 'The Unseen Universe or Physical Speculations on a Future State'

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