Feeling psychologically treated, and Prolegomena to psychology

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byDenton Jaques Snider

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905. Excerpt: ... Psychology has declared itself, as the American colonies once did upon a memorable occasion-, free and independent. If we glance through the introductions of recent books on this subject, we find them striking a more or less triumphant note of the grand liberation. No longer an enslaved science, subject to Metaphysics on the one side aud to Natural Science on the other: let us celebrate the glorious victory. Thus in general a happy undertone is heard singing through the work of many a psychologist in these days, rising sometimes into a kind of Fourth-of-July jubilation. Of the fact indicated there is no doubt. Nothing can be more evident than the movement away from Philosophy into Psychology, which is now studied almost universally in our higher institutions of education and is coining to be regarded, even if vaguely and prescntimcntally, as the central discipline of thought. Moreover Physical Science is perceptibly retiring from the foreground which it occupied not many years ago, no longer dominating the psychical domain, but rather being dominated by it. Even experimental Psychology, whose disciples have certainly not been deficient in self-assertion, is beginning to see its own limits, and to get a little modest, at least in some of its propagators who recogmze that their science has had and still has a good deal to give the world in the realm of Feeling and Sensation, much less in that of Representation, and little or nothing in that of Thought and Reason. And yet Thought and Reason belong to the Psyche and its science, which must, therefore, make a new delimitation of itself. Let us all, then, rejoice with the rejoicers that Psychology, having gone through its long discipline of servitude to alien masters, and gotten the training thereof, has attain...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905. Excerpt: ... Psychology has declared itself, as the American colonies once did upon a memorable occasion-, free and independent. If we glan...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217836429

ISBN - 13:9780217836425

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