Sentence Examples


  • Spencer's grandiose cosmic formula in terms of mechanism.
  • In the modern doctrine of evolution the cosmic system appears as a natural product of elementary matter and its laws.
  • By means of this process the bodies of the solar system separate themselves, and the order of cosmic evolution is repeated in that of terrestrial evolution.
  • Fiske, Outlines of Cosmic Philosophy (1874); G.
  • An, matter, 'coii, life), in philosophy, a term applied to any system which explains all life, whether physical or mental, as ultimately derived from matter ("cosmic matter," Weldstoff).