Criminal Psychology: A Manual for Judges, Practitioners, and Students

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Little, Brown, 1918 - Crime - 514 pages
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Page ii - Association. 2. Criminal Psychology. By HANS GROSS, Professor of Criminal Law in the University of Graz, Austria, Editor of the "Archives of Criminal Anthropology and. Criminalistics,
Page 171 - I shall Venture to affirm, as a general proposition which admits of no exception, that the knowledge of this relation is not, in any instance, attained by reasonings a priori i but arises entirely from experience, when we find that any particular objects are constantly conjoined with each other.
Page ii - Associate Professor of Sociology in the University of Missouri. 4. The Individualization of Punishment. By RAYMOND SALEILLES, Professor of Comparative Law in the University of Paris. Translated from the Second French edition, by Mrs. RACHAEL SZOLD JASTROW, of Madison, Wis.
Page 185 - This was another way of saying that he recognized the value of cooperation. Hans Gross tells us that only the sham knows everything; the trained man understands how comparatively little the mind of any individual may grasp and how many must cooperate in order to explain the very simplest things.
Page viii - As the science has various aspects and emphases — the anthropological, psychological, sociological, legal, statistical, economic, pathological — due regard was paid, in the selection, to a representation of all these aspects. And as the several Continental countries have contributed in different ways to these various aspects, — France, Germany, Italy, most abundantly, but the others each its share, — the effort was made also to recognize the different contributions as far as feasible. The...
Page vi - In short, the individualization of disease, in cause and in treatment, is the dominant truth of modern medical science. The same truth is now known about crime; but the understanding and the application of it are just opening upon us. The old and still dominant thought is, as to cause, that a crime is caused by the inscrutable moral free will of the human being, doing or not doing the crime, just as it pleases...
Page viii - Gary Library of Law of Northwestern University), already issued to members of the Conference. The Committee believes that some of the AngloAmerican works listed therein will be found useful. COMMITTEE ON TRANSLATIONS. Chairman, WM. W. SMITHERS, Secretary of the Comparative Law Bureau of the American Bar Association, Philadelphia, Pa. ERNST FREUND, Professor of Law in the University of Chicago. MAURICE PARMELEE, Professor of Sociology in the State University of Kansas. ROSCOE POUND, Professor of Law...
Page 171 - These two propositions are far from being the same, / have found that such an object has always been attended with such an effect, and I foresee, that other objects, which are, in appearance, similar, will be attended with similar effects. I shall allow, if you please, that the one proposition may justly be inferred from the other: I know, in fact, that it always is inferred. But if you insist that the inference is made by a chain of reasoning, I desire you to produce that reasoning.
Page 53 - If he wears it tipped slightly, he belongs to the best and most interesting people, is nimble-witted and pleasant. A deeply tipped hat indicates frivolity and obstinate imperious nature. A hat worn on the back of the head signifies improvidence, easiness, conceit, sensuality and extravagance; the farther back the more dangerous is the position of the wearer. The man who presses his hat against his temples complains, is melancholy, and in a bad way.
Page ii - University. 5. Criminal Sociology. By ENRICO FERRI, Member of the Roman Bar, and Professor of Criminal Law and Procedure in the University of Rome, Editor of the " Archives of Psychiatry and Penal Sciences," the " Positivist School in Penal Theory and Practice,

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