The Psychic Life Of Micro-organisms; A Study In Experimental Psychology by Alfred BinetThe Psychic Life Of Micro-organisms; A Study In Experimental Psychology by Alfred Binet

The Psychic Life Of Micro-organisms; A Study In Experimental Psychology

byAlfred Binet

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1894. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... QUITS' PREFACE TO THE AMERICAN EDITION. I Have endeavored, in the following essay upon Micro-organisms, to show that psychological phenomena begin among the very lowest classes of beings; they are met with in every form of life from the simplest cellule to the most complicated organism. It is they that are the essential phenomena of life, inherent in all pro toplasm. We admit, accordingly, the existence of a vitalism, that is to say, of an aggregate of properties which properly pertain to living matter and which are never found in inanimate substances. Among these properties <_oi20_life20_we20_classify20_psychological20_phenomena.20_vitalism2c_20_it20_is20_unnecessary20_to20_say2c_20_has20_nothing20_in20_common20_with20_the20_doctrine20_upheld20_by20_the20_school20_of20_montpellier.20_the20_principle20_here20_involved20_has20_nothing20_to20_do20_with20_properties20_and20_forces20_that20_are20_superadded20_to20_living20_matter3b_20_it20_concerns20_the20_properties20_that20_are20_inherent20_in20_it--the20_properties20_that20_characterize20_life.20_the20_modern20_opponents20_of20_vitalism20_seek20_to20_confute20_the20_theory20_by20_attempting20_to20_explain20_all20_phenomena20_of20_life20_from20_physico-chemical20_forces.20_they20_maintain20_that20_according20_as20_physiology20_advances20_the20_tendency20_is20_to20_relegate20_all20_phenomena20_nominally20_physiological20_into20_the20_domain20_of20_physics20_and20_chemistry3b_20_and20_that20_it20_would20_be20_only20_a20_question20_of20_time2c_20_if20_as20_yet20_they20_had20_not20_succeeded20_in20_demonstrating20_that20_every20_vital20_process20_is20_founded20_upon20_mechanical20_phenomena.20_in20_a20_recent20_treatise20_upon20_22_vitalism20_and20_mechanism2c_22_2a_20_m.20_bunge2c_20_professor20_of20_physiology20_at20_basel2c_20_has20_shown20_that20_the20_history20_of20_physiology20_disproves20_these20_hypotheses.20_the20_more20_closely20_2a_20_g.20_bunge2c_20_vztalismus20_und20_mechanismus2c_20_ein20_vortrag2c_20_18862c_20_the20_phenomena20_of20_life20_are20_scrutinized2c_20_the20_more20_carefully20_they20_are20_studied20_in20_their20_various20_aspects2c_20_the20_more20_cert... life="" we="" classify="" psychological="" phenomena.="" _vitalism2c_="" it="" is="" unnecessary="" to="" _say2c_="" has="" nothing="" in="" common="" with="" the="" doctrine="" upheld="" by="" school="" of="" montpellier.="" principle="" here="" involved="" do="" properties="" and="" forces="" that="" are="" superadded="" living="" _matter3b_="" concerns="" inherent="" it--the="" characterize="" life.="" modern="" opponents="" vitalism="" seek="" confute="" theory="" attempting="" explain="" all="" phenomena="" from="" physico-chemical="" forces.="" they="" maintain="" according="" as="" physiology="" advances="" tendency="" relegate="" nominally="" physiological="" into="" domain="" physics="" _chemistry3b_="" would="" be="" only="" a="" question="" _time2c_="" if="" yet="" had="" not="" succeeded="" demonstrating="" every="" vital="" process="" founded="" upon="" mechanical="" recent="" treatise="" _22_vitalism="" _mechanism2c_22_2a_="" m.="" _bunge2c_="" professor="" at="" _basel2c_="" shown="" history="" disproves="" these="" hypotheses.="" more="" closely="" _2a_="" g.="" vztalismus="" und="" _mechanismus2c_="" ein="" _vortrag2c_="" _18862c_="" _scrutinized2c_="" carefully="" studied="" their="" various="" _aspects2c_="">
Title:The Psychic Life Of Micro-organisms; A Study In Experimental PsychologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217636454

ISBN - 13:9780217636452

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