Animal Mechanism: A Treatise on Terrestrial and AŽrial Locomotion

Front Cover
D. Appleton, 1874 - Animal locomotion - 283 pages
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 292 - OF MENTAL PHYSIOLOGY, WITH Their Applications to the Training and Discipline of the Mind, and the Study of its Morbid Conditions. By WILLIAM CARPENTER, MD, LL.D. I vol.,
Page 285 - Morning Herald, VII. The Conservation of Energy. By BALFOUR STEWART, LL. D., FRS With an Appendix treating of the Vital and Mental Applications of the Doctrine. i vol., I2mo. Cloth. Price, $1.50. " The author has succeeded in presenting the facts in a clear and satisfactory manner, using simple language and copious
Page 288 - is a work of extraordinary interest and value. The subject is peculiarly attractive in the immensity of its scope, and exercises a fascination over the imagination so absorbing that it can scarcely find expression in words. It has all the charms of wonder-tales, and excites scientific and unscientific minds alike."—Boston
Page 294 - THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, CONDUCTED BY Professor EL VOUMANS. It contains instructive and attractive articles, and abstracts of articles, original, selected, and illustrated, from the leading scientific men of different countries, giving the latest interpretations of natural phenomena, explaining
Page 286 - in the presentation of facts and principles, confining himself, however, to the physical aspect of the subject. In the Appendix the operation of the principles in the spheres of life and mind is supplied by the essays of Professors Le Conte and Bain."—
Page 283 - Mr. Bagehot discusses an immense variety of topics connected with the progress of societies and nations, and the development of their distinctive peculiarities; and his book shows an abundance of ingenious and original thought"—ALFRED
Page 286 - I>r. Pettigrew has given his time to these investigations with the ultimate purpose of solving the difficult problem of Aeronautics. To this he devotes the last fifty pages of his book. Dr. Pettigrew is confident that man will yet conquer the domain of
Page 285 - than this they knew. . . . Prof. Cooke's* New Chemistry* must do wide service in bringing to close sight the little known and the longed for. . . . As a philosophy it is elementary, but, as a book of science, ordinary readers will find it sufficiently advanced."—
Page 293 - The plan of the ' Descriptive Sociology ' is new, and the task is one eminently fitted to be dealt with by Mr. Herbert Spencer's faculty of scientific organizing. His object is to examine the raturai laws which govern the development of societies, as he has examined In formel parts of bis system those which govern the development of individual
Page 285 - This work compels admiration by the evidence which it gives of immense research, study, and observation, and is, withal, written in a popular and very pleasing sfyle. It is a fascinating work, as well as one of deep practical thought."—Bost* Post. *' Herbert Spencer is unquestionably the foremost living thinker in the psychological and sociological fields, and this volume is an important contribution to the science of which

Bibliographic information