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" Men mistook the order of their ideas for the order of nature, and hence imagined that the control which they have, or seem to have, over their thoughts, permitted them to exercise a corresponding control over things. "
Totem and Taboo: Resemblances Between the Psychic Lives of Savages and Neurotics - Page 138
by Sigmund Freud - 1919 - 268 pages
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Primitive Renaissance: Rethinking German Expressionism

David Pan - Philosophy - 2001 - 239 pages
...Freud begins by appropriating Frazer's characterization of primitive thought as a situation in which "men mistook the order of their ideas for the order...seem to have, over their thoughts, permitted them to exercise a corresponding control over things." '" Frazer concentrates on ideas as a set of given objects...
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White Men Arent

Thomas DiPiero - Social Science - 2002 - 338 pages
...that is precisely where the category of "race" achieves so much of its social power. 2. MISSING LINKS Men mistook the order of their ideas for the order...seem to have, over their thoughts, permitted them to exercise a corresponding control over things.JG Frazer, The Golden Bough Modern readers of Sophocles'...
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The Golden Bough

James George Frazer - Social Science - 2002 - 768 pages
...on a mistaken deduction from the association of ideas. Men mistook the order of their ideas for tbe order of nature, and hence imagined that the control...seem to have, over their thoughts, permitted them to exercise a corresponding control over things. The men who for one reason or another, because of the...
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The Resurrection of the Body: The Work of Norman O. Brown

David Greenham - Philosophy - 2006 - 195 pages
...Similarity mistakes like for like and the Law of Contact mistakes parts for wholes." Frazer concludes that "Men mistook the order of their ideas for the order of nature" (Frazer 75). In The Golden Bough magic is interpreted as an early form of determinism and as such it...
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