The Delegate: A Comedy

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T.H. French, 1894 - 18 pages

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Page 10 - ... qualities in our psychic stream gain recognition. CHAPTER VII GENERAL SUMMARY AND RESULTS IN the first chapter of this book we undertook to determine the place which must be given to pleasure and pain in a psychological classification, and we concluded that they must be looked upon as general qualities, one of which must, and (given the proper conditions) either of which may, belong to any fixed element of consciousness.
Page 11 - Under our hypothesis we do not need to look for any special environmental stimulusdifferentiation corresponding with pleasure and pain, as we did under the sensational view, if the hypothetical pleasure and pain...
Page 11 - I think it is not too great a strain upon our credibility to surmise that the first undifferentiated sense, which has now disappeared in its differentiations, may have had attached to it from the very start the capacity for pain under excessive stimulations corresponding to the relation involved in the tendency to discontinuance of the coincident neural activities.
Page 12 - No, if there is anything you wish to say to me, say it openly.

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