The Senses and the Intellect
J. W. Parker, 1855 - 614 páginas
"The object of this treatise is to give a full and systematic account of two principal divisions of the science of mind, the Senses and the Intellect. The remaining two divisions, comprising the Emotions and the Will, will be the subject of a future treatise. While endeavouring to present in a methodical form all the important facts and doctrines bearing upon mind, considered as a branch of science, I have seen reason to adopt some new views, and to depart in a few instances from the most usual arrangement of the topics"--Chapitre(PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved).
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Página v - ALEXANDER BAIN'S WORKS. THE SENSES AND THE INTELLECT. By ALEXANDER BAIN. LL. D., Professor of Logic in the University of Aberdeen. 8vo. Cloth, $5.00. The object of this treatise Is to give a full and systematic account of two principal divisions of the science of mind— the senses and the intellect.