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The Dilemma of Psychology: A Psychologist Looks at His Troubled Profession
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acts altruistic amphibia antecedent argument atheistic attributes beginning of organic brain cause cell conscience Darwin demonstrated Difflugia DIVINE PEDIGREE doctrine emotions endowed energy environment essential evidence evolutionary development evolutionist existence facts of organic faculty functions fundamental germinal cell hence heredity human soul Huxley hypothesis identical impulse inductive reasoning infinite inherited instinct of self-preservation intelligence intuition Lamarck's law of heredity Law of Psychic law of suggestion logical lower animals manhood reside manifested matter ment mental evolution mental organism miracle monera moneron moral natural selection normal objective ontogeny organic evolution origin of species PETITIO PRINCIPII philosophers phylogenetic phylogeny physical organism possesses potentialities of manhood primary instincts primordial germ principle Professor Haeckel progressive development proposition Psychic Phenomena psychology question reflex action religion religious reproduction scientific scientists secondary instincts sentient creatures shown special creations Spencer stinct subjective mind telepathy theism theistic tion true truth unicellular organism words
Page 225 - that we should seek God, if haply we " might feel after him, and find him, though he is not far from each one of us: for in him we
Page 247 - Although I did not think much about the existence of a personal God until a considerably later period of my life, I will here give the vague conclusions to which I have been driven. The old argument from design in nature, as given by Paley, which formerly seemed to me so
Page 231 - the innumerable species, genera, and families of organic beings with which the world is peopled have all descended, each within its own class or group, from common parents, and have all been modified in the course of descent.
Page 49 - how, in different places and times, like conditions have led to similar trains of thought, ending in analogous results. That these countless different, and yet allied, phenomena presented by all religions are accidental or factitious, is an untenable supposition. A candid examination of the evidence quite negatives the doctrine maintained by some, that creeds are priestly inventions.
Page 66 - I distinguish them by designating one as the objective mind, and the other as the subjective mind. The objective mind is that of ordinary, waking consciousness. Its media of cognition are the five physical senses. Its highest function is that of reasoning. It is
Page 383 - Paul Pioneer Press. The wonder is that it was not done long ago. — Chicago Tribune. For sale by booksellers generally, or will be sent, postpaid, on receipt of the price, by the
Page 297 - the innumerable species, genera, and families of organic beings with which the world is peopled have all descended, each within its own class or group, from common parents.
Page 297 - that all plants and animals, however different they may now be, must, at one time or other, have been connected by direct or indirect intermediate gradations, and that the appearance of isolation presented by various groups of organic beings must be unreal.
Page 163 - It implies only the preservation of such variations as arise and are beneficial to the being under its conditions of life,