The Philosophy Of Creation; The System Of Philosophy From The Standpoint Of The Christian And Of…

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byGeorge Henry Dole

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. SENSATION. Sensation Is A Faculty Of The Soul, And Is Produced By Influx Through The Soul Into The Favorably Disposed Form Of The External Organism. The foregoing principles are indispensable as a preparation for the discussion of the subject of sensation, because the constitution of the sentient being and of the universe is involved in the exercise of this function. One form of sensation explains all, for the same philosophy is employed in the understanding and explanation of each sense-organ. Consider the sense of touch. The finger being placed upon sandpaper, the sensation of roughness is produced. The paper disposes the nerves of the finger in a certain form. The inflowing life-force is thereby affected in the ultimate, the finger, and then changes on interior planes to correspond with the form of activity in the ultimate, which produces a corresponding impression upon the nerves of the spiritual finger to which the nerves of the material finger ascend. This change is experienced as sensation. In this process the impression is conveyed to the brain and simultaneously to the mind by their acting as one. The sensation of touch is therefore produced by the disposition of the material senseorgan, and by the correspondingly affected lifeforce. The induced form of the material organism is the external cause of sensation, and the inflowing life-force as thereby affected is the internal cause. The vibrating bell communicates its motion to the air, and the air affects the ear. By the ear is not meant simply the external ear and drum, but the ear's entire physical organism in all its planes. The air produces a synchronous vibration in the material ear, which clothes the spiritual ear, a perfect spiritual counterpart to the material ear, and so deli...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. SENSATION. Sensation Is A Faculty Of The Soul, And Is Produced By Influx Through The Soul Into The Favorably Disp...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217102603

ISBN - 13:9780217102605

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