Lectures On Phrenology; Delivered Before The Young Men's Association For Mutual Improvement Of The…

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byAmos Dean

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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. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ...of fortitude and patience, and is largely ly developed in the head of the American Indian. It communicates the quality of perseverance, and thus contributes to success in enterprize, and is essentially necessary to the attainment of individual eminence. Its function is mainly summed up in two words, endurance and perseverance. The organ is ascertained. 16. Conscientiousness The organ of this faculty is situated on each side of that of Firmness, upward and forward from Cautiousness, forward from Love of Approbation, and backward from Hope. It is established. The function of this faculty is productive of the sentiment of justice. It is, so far as regards its peculiar feeling, the " moral sense" of the metaphysician. It gives the feeling of what is right, just, and correspondent to the moral fitness of things. The acuteness of this feeling is never necessarily proportioned to the strength of the intellect. It cannot be too thoroughly understood, that the understanding or intellect never feels. That is no part of its office. It is alone the province and the privilege of the sentiments and propensities. Were they in this instance combined, dishonesty, immorality and knavery, would be confined to the weak in intellect, and a strong minded knave would be an inexplicable anomaly. We have all seen this feeling in its strength combined with the intellect in its weakness; and this feeling in its weakness combined with the intellect in its strength. Neither is its strength or weakness dependent on the existence of any other sentiment or propensity. A man may be just without being benevolent, and benevolent without being just. Intellectual operations are, however, necessary to lay a foundation, or rather to furnish materials upon which this faculty can act....

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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. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ...of fortitude and patience, and is largely ly developed in the head of the American Indian. It communicates the quality ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217500005

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