The New Psychology (Google eBook)

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W. Scott Publishing Company, Limited, 1897 - Psychophysiology - 500 pages
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Page 515 - GHOSTS," "AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE," and "THE WILD DUCK." With an Introductory Note. VOL. III. " LADY INGER OF OSTRAT," "THE VIKINGS AT HELGELAND," " THE PRETENDERS." With an Introductory Note and Portrait of Ibsen. VOL. IV. "EMPEROR AND GALILEAN.
Page 73 - I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meager and unsatisfactory kind...
Page 4 - The human understanding is no dry light, but receives an infusion from the will and affections; whence proceed sciences which may be called "sciences as one would.
Page 507 - Life of Heine. By William Sharp. "This is an admirable monograph, . . . more fully written up to the level of recent knowledge and criticism of its theme than any other English work.
Page 507 - Within equal compass the life-story of the great poet of Puritanism has never been more charmingly or adequately told.
Page 437 - There are seven windows in the head: two nostrils, two eyes, two ears, and a mouth; so in the heavens there are two favorable stars, two unpropitious, two luminaries, and Mercury alone undecided and indifferent. From which and many other similar phenomena of nature, such as the seven metals, etc., which it were tedious to enumerate, we gather that the number of planets is necessarily seven.
Page 506 - As to the larger section of the public, to whom the series of Great Writers is addressed, no record of Emerson's life and work could be more desirable, both in breadth of treatment and lucidity of style, than Dr. Garnett's." Saturday Review. Life of Goethe. By James Sime. "Mr. James Sime's competence as a biographer of Goethe, both in respect of knowledge of his special subject, and of German literature generally, is beyond question.
Page 512 - XVIII. PROPERTY : ITS ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT. By CH. LETOURNEAU, General Secretary to the Anthropological Society, Paris, and Professor in the School of Anthropology, Paris. "M. Letourneau has read a great deal, and he seems to us to have selected and interpreted his facts with considerable judgment and learning.
Page 437 - From which and many other similar phenomena of nature, such as the seven metals, &c., which it were tedious to enumerate, we gather that the number of planets is necessarily seven. " Moreover, the satellites are invisible to the naked eye, and therefore can have no influence on the earth, and therefore would be useless, and therefore do not exist.
Page 506 - He (Mr. Noel) has at any rate given to the world the most credible and comprehensible portrait of the poet ever drawn with pen and ink." Manchester Examiner. Life of Bunyan. By Canon Venables. "A most intelligent, appreciative, and valuable memoir.

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