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THE PRINCIPLES OF MENTAL PHYSIOLOGY,

WITH THEIR APPLICATIONS TO THE TRAINING AND DISCIPLINE OF THE

MIND AND THE STUDY OF ITS MORBID CONDITIONS.

BY W. B. CARPENTER, M.D., LL.D., F.R.S.

Extracts from the TIMES of January 19 and 20, which contain a Review

extending over four-and-a-half columns. •Dr. Carpenter's account of “Memory," of "Common Sense,” of “Unconscious Cerebration,” and of "Reverie and Somnambulism,” will be absolute revelations to the great majority of our readers.'

Dr. Carpenter tells the story in the language of a master of English, with a simplicity and directness before which difficulties and obscurities vanish like ghosts in sunbeams, and with a copiousness and aptness of illustration which are rendered the more valuable by being derived from the most ordinary acts and circumstances, so that the experience of daily life is made to furnish a key to some of the most recondite problems of physiology. In a concluding chapter, of eloquence and dignity worthy of its subject, Dr. Carpenter grapples boldly with the attitude of science towards religion, with the doubts and difficulties of those who are unable to reconcile a reign of law with a personal government of the universe. We can only prefix to it the expression of a hope that this volume may not only be read but studied, and that it may be studied with especial care by all who are responsible for the education of the young.'

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SENSATION AND INTUITION.

BY JAMES SULLY.

• The materials furnished by a quick and lively natural sense are happily ordered by a mind trained in scientific method. This method is especially conspicuous in those parts of the book where, with abundant ingenuity and no mean success, Mr. Sully endeavours to throw some light of cosmic order into the chaos of æsthetics.' -- Saturday Review.

Der Verfasser der mit den Ergebnissen deutscher Forschung wohlvertraut ist......zeichnet sich namentlich durch eine glückliche analytische Begabung, durch die Vereinigung psychologischer und physiologischer Betrachtung, durch Besonnenheit und auch da wo er nur referirt, durch Selbstständigkeit des Urtheils aus.'--Literarisches Centralblatt.

' The essays handle a number of exceedingly complex and disputed questions, such as the hypothesis of evolution, the conditions of belief, the doctrine of free-will and the like, and it will be seen that the bearing of physiological and psychological science on æsthetics forms the thread on which the author has strung the most important of his disquisitions.'— Academy,

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MUTUAL RELATION.

BY R. S. WYLD, F.R.S.E., LL.D. · Philosophy is gradually abating its metaphysical pretentiousness instes of attempting to solve the problem of existence by the high à priori methoa, It calls exact science to its aid, and presents a singular composite of ont logical abstractions and generalisations of natural facts. Such a work Mr. Wyld's is a favourable specimen of the combinations of the two method The scientific expositions are clear and intelligible ; the phenomenon of Sou and Light, the special senses and the general sensibility, the nervous syst and its functions, are described in language which is always lucid, and whi never condescends to familiarity. In rationality of conception and in 1 command of scientific resources, Mr. Wyld is incomparably the best. Westminster Review.

. This book may be taken as a sign of the growing interest that is felt i.1 England in the question of the relation between the physical and the mental elements of our experience. We may well thank Mr. Wyld for reminding us again that the question of our perception of the external world is not yet closed; and to anyone who is interested in a careful, clear, scientific exposition of the functions of the senses, we can recommend this volume.'Academy.

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MILL, GEORGE H. LEWES, HERBERT SPENCER, SAMUEL BAILEY. • The task which M. Ribot set himself he has performed with very great success.'—Examiner.

* We can cordially recommend the volume.'—Journal of Mental Science.

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HEREDITY: A PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDY OF ITS PHENOMENA, ITS LAWS,

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THE

FIVE SENSES OF MAN

BY

JULIUS BERNSTEIN

0. Ö. PROFESSOR OF PHYSIOLOGY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF HALLE

Man must persist in believing that the inconceivable is conceivable, or he will never make a discoverer'- GOETHE

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