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Page 52 - y, which is independent of the nature of the color seen, and dependent merely on the nature of the place excited. This second local impression would therefore be associated with every impression of color r, in such manner that ra signifies a red that acts on the point a,
Page 135 - we understand nothing more than the differences, in kind and degree, of excitability for external impressions; the greater or less extent to which the ideas excited reproduce others; the rapidity with which the ideas vary ; the strength with which feelings of pleasure and pain are associated with them ; finally, the ease with which external actions .associate with these inner states themselves.
Page 140 - neither know how empirically to demonstrate a definite bodily organ, nor should we know how to conceive precisely what, that is of any use, such an organ could contribute toward the solution of the most essential part of
Page iv - to Act of Congress, in the year 1885, by GEORGE T. LADD, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington. JS GUSHING & Co., PRINTERS, BOSTON.
Page 158 - WT Harris, Concord, Mass. : The project of Prof. Ladd strikes me as by all means a practical one. I think this likely to be the most successful venture in philosophical publication that I have heard of lately. John Bascom, Pres. of Univ. of
Page 157 - Dictated Portions of the Latest Lectures (at Gottingen and Berlin) of Hermann Lotze. Translated and edited by GEORGE T.
Page 46 - of one content to another can be carried further at pleasure. We can therefore certainly distinguish yet other different degrees of consciousness concerning the content of an idea; — and this according as we mentally represent
Page 73 - Feelings ' exclusively to states of pleasure and pain, in contrast with sensations as indifferent perceptions of a certain content.
Page 116 - In general we simply hold the principle to be valid, that everything which has once originated will endure forever, as soon as it possesses an unalterable value for the coherent system of the world; but it will, as a matter of course, in turn cease to be, if this is not the case.