Considerations on Phrenology, in Connexion With an Intellectual, Moral, and Religious Education

 
9780217798440: Considerations on Phrenology, in Connexion With an Intellectual, Moral, and Religious Education

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1839. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 25 Chapter ii. on the phrenological theory of the human mind. 12. Later phrenologists appeal from physiology to mental phenomena. 13. Wish their system to be made the basis of a national education. 14, 15, 16. The assertion of the phrenologists, that the elder metaphysicians have mistaken modes of operation for powers of mind, considered. 17. The phrenologists' enumeration of the mental faculties. On the knowing faculties. 18. Not important what theory on this subject be adopted. 19, 20. Phrenologists have omitted faculties for the perception of smell and taste. 21, 22. Their errors concerning the way in which we acquire a knowledge of distance, form, and size. 23. No particular faculty necessary for the cognition of time. 24. On the cognition of existences and events. 25. On the reflecting faculties. On the animal propensities and moral sentiments. 20. Remarks on the phrenologists' arrangement of the mental faculties. 27. Love of home not an instinctive faculty. 28. No instinct of constructiveness. 29. No instinctive impulse to conceal. 30. Impulse to possess, and instinct of destructiveness resolvable into the desire of power. 31. On resentment. 32. On curiosity. 33. On hope. 34. Self-love, not instinctive. 35. The mistakes of phrenologists about moral powers, most important. 36, 37. Butler's theory of morals, the true one--enunciated. 38. Essential difference between his theory and that of the phrenologists. 12. The phrenologists have felt themselves somewhat pressed by the forlorn state of their science, to which we have alluded in the last chapter; and, consequently, some of its latest advocates have shifted their ground, and appealed from anatomy and physiology to the phenomena of mind. They do not rest the defence of their theor...

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