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Dr. Howard Woolston of the Commission has pointed out: "Even for identical work in the same locality, striking differences in pay are found.
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By Louis D. Brandeis, M.B. Hammond, John A. Hobson, Florence Kelley, Esther Packard, Elizabeth C. Watson, Howard B. Woolston.
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The second proof of revelation, the argument from miracles, was shaken by Thomas Woolston _(Six Discourses on the Miracles of our Saviour_, 1727-30), by his extension of the allegorical interpretation to these also.
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Jesus_ was long considered a cogent answer to the attacks of Woolston, was opposed by Peter Annet, who, without leaving the refuge of figurative interpretation open, proceeded still more regardlessly in the discovery of contradictory and incredible elements in the Gospel reports, and declared all the scriptural writers together to be liars and falsifiers.
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Clarke and Woolston base moral distinctions on the rational order of things, and characterize the ethically good action as a logical truth translated into practice.
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On Miracles, by Woolston, _Discourses on Miracles_.
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In an examination, critical rather than philosophical, of the prophecies of the Old Testament by Collins, and of the miracles of the New by Woolston.
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The form, though not the spirit, of Toland and Shaftesbury, might by a latitude of interpretation be made compatible with Christianity; but Collins and Woolston, of whom we next treat, mark a much further advance of free thought.
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In classifying Woolston with later writers against miracles, he may be compared in some cases, though with striking differences of tone, with those German rationalists like Paulus who have rationalized the miracles, but in more cases with those who like Strauss have idealized them.
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It was designed in reply to some of the defences of this subject which the writings of Woolston and others had provoked.
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The first, the prepossession concerning the philosophical impossibility of miracles, is seen in Spinoza; the second, the impossibility of using testimony as a proof of them, in Hume; the third, the question whether they were attested by eyewitnesses, is the ground which Bolingbroke touches; the fourth, the cross-examination of the witnesses, is seen in Woolston.
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In Discourse I. Woolston aims at showing (α) that healing is not a proper miracle for a Messiah to perform, and that the fathers of the church understood the miracles allegorically: (β) that a literal interpretation of miracles involves incredibility, as shown in the miracle of the expulsion of the buyers and sellers from the temple, the casting out devils from the possessed man of the tombs, the transfiguration, the marriage of Cana, the feeding the multitudes: (γ) the meaning of Jesus when he appeals to miracles.
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Pastorals of against Woolston, 137, 466.
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On Woolston, see Leland (Let.
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The latest Pastorals of Gibson are not only against Woolston, but other deists also, such as Tindal.
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His friends would have found money for the fine; but Woolston could not find securities for his good behaviour if released.
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He classifies the assaults as follows: (1) the Jewish, (2) the heathen (Celsus, &c.), (3) the pantheistic (Spinoza), (4) the sceptical (Hume), (5) that which regards miracles as such only subjectively (Schleiermacher), (6) the rationalistic (Paulus), (7) the historico-critical (Woolston, Strauss).
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Examples of Woolston

Example #1
In one wholesale candy factory in Manhattan no male laborer and no female hand-dipper is paid as much as $8 a week, nor does any female packer receive as much as $5.50.
Example #2
Again, the New York State Factory Investigating Commission tells us that half of those who have five years' experience in stores are receiving less than $8.00 a week, and only half of those with ten years' experience receive $10.00 a week.
Example #3
MINIMUM WAGE, THE CASE FOR.
Example #4
The Survey_, Feb. 6, 1915.
Example #5
Wundt: _Essays_, 1885, including "Philosophy and Science"; _System of Philosophy_, 1889.
Example #6
He supported himself in this by the authority of the Church Fathers, and, above all, by the argument that the accounts of the miracles, if taken literally, contradict all sense and understanding.