On Intelligence

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A&C Black, 1 Ιαν 1998 - 588 σελίδες
Writing from a rigorously deterministic and positivistic stance and drawing on evidence from psychopathology and neural physiology, Taine mounted an influential attack on the tendency toward reification inherent in faculty psychology. For Taine, terms such as 'self', 'memory', and 'season' stood not for entities but simply for successions of mental events.



 

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CHAPTER I
1
If every Fact or Law has its Explanatory Reason
3
CHAPTER II
7
A general Idea is nothing but a name provided with two characters
13
Passage from abstract to collective namesThe name which denoted
20
SENSATIONS OF SIGHT OF SMELL OF TASTE OF TOUCH AND THEIR
23
Examples in GeometryOur Idea of a Circle is not the sensible
31
OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE NERWOUS CENTRES
33
THE HUMAN PERSON AND THE PHYSIOLOGICAL INDIVIDUAL
201
Progressive ruin of scholastic entitiesScientific idea of forces
209
Psychology stands with reference to them as Chemistry did with
217
ExamplesIllusion produced at the theatreOptical illusions
239
Part played by the image which is substituted for sensationIt
245
the knowledge of our present state for a simple and spiritual act
260
ExTERNAL PERCEPTION AND THE EDUCATION OF THE SENSES
301
Circumstances increasing the precision and force of the imageIn
322

BOOK II
35
W Other antagonistsReminiscences and general judgments form
67
CHAPTER II
75
Special circumstances calling up at a particular moment one image
82
W General views as to the history of images and ideasThey are
90
OF SENSATIONS
99
Total sensations of sightThe spectrumInfinite number of total
117
Conclusion of psychological analysisCommencement of physio
151
Construction of the various sensations of spectral colour by the com
187
Another series of reasonsThe aspect of the sensation and that
193
BOOK III
200
WI First notion of visible extensionA very short series of muscular
336
THE KNOWLEDGE OF MIND
356
THE KNOWLEDGE OF GENERAL THINGS
391
To these general extracts general and abstract ideas correspond
403
PAGE
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Laws concerning Possible Things
449
Two kinds of proof for the theorems of the socalled Sciences
481
CHAPTER III
487
W Of explanation and demonstrationThe first datum contains the
498
Convergence of all the preceding conclusionsThey indicate that
525
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Dr PG Maxwell-Stuart is an Honorary Lecturer in the School of History at the University of St Andrews. His many publications include Witchcraft - A History (Tempus 2000)and The Occult in Medieval Europe (Palgrave 2005).

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