MIND a quarterly review of psychology and philosophy

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Page 3 - whatever we do for ourselves, and whatever is done for us by others, for the express purpose of bringing us nearer to the perfection of our nature ; in its largest acceptation, it comprehends even the indirect effects produced on character and on the human faculties by things of which the direct purposes
Page 474 - A man offers his family as hostages. Is a neighbouring tribe hostile or its territory wanted ? " Slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ęss;
Page 429 - following passage at the end of the Third Sermon on Human Nature : " Reasonable self-love and conscience are the two chief or superior principles in the nature of man : because an action may be suitable to this nature, though all other principles are violated ; but becomes unsuitable if either of those are ". I do not (I believe)
Page 491 - says:—" No reason can be given why the general happiness is desirable, except that each person, so far as he believes it to be attainable, desires his own happiness "; and (Ib., p.
Page 3 - arts, by modes of social life; nay even by physical facts not: dependent on the human will ; by climate, soil, and local position". He admits, however, that this is a very wide view of the subject, and for his own immediate purpose advances a narrower view, namely — " the culture which each generation purposely gives to those who are to be its successors, in
Page 358 - A hundred generations have not exhausted the common properties of animals or of plants, of sulphur or of phosphorus; nor do we suppose them to be exhaustible, but proceed to new observations and experiments, in the full confidence of discovering new properties which were by no means implied in those we previously knew
Page 348 - of its highly abstract nature, is not easily perceived, between the science of Logic and an account of the process of Reasoning. . . . The distinction is, in brief, this, that Logic formulates the most general laws of correlation among existences considered as objective; while an account of the process of Reasoning formulates the most general laws of correlation
Page 73 - laid down as a truth both obvious in itself, and admitted by all whom it is at present necessary to take into consideration, that, of the outward world, we know and can know absolutely nothing, except the sensations which we experience from it.
Page 456 - The act of knowledge is an energy of the self-active power of a subject one and indivisible ; consequently a part of the Ego must be detached or annihilated if a cognition once existent be again extinguished. Hence it is that the problem most difficult of solution is not, how a mental activity endures, but how it ever
Page 449 - for Middlesex, the City of London and Surrey, with a digest of the principal records extant, and a statistical review of the work of each Asylum from the date of its opening to the end of 1875.

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