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Riassunto: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 Excerpt: ...there is no break between the mineral, vegetable, and animal worlds.--No. 21 (8) treats of Zoology, following Aristotle mainly. The highest of the animals is man, who forms the link between them and the angels, the bridge between hell and heaven.--The next nine tracts deal with man, as a physical, sensuous being.--No. 22 (9) investigates the structure of the human body, Anatomy, and finds that man is a microcosm, a state, in which the soul is king, the representative of God on earth, a book written by God's own hand. In knowing himself, man knows God.--No. 23 (1Q) treats of Sense-perception and the Perceived, and contains a whole physiological theory of cognition. It shows how the senses seize their percepts and carry them to the faculty of imagination, whose organ is in the front part of the brain, whence they pass on to the faculty of judgment, in the middle part of the brain, where they are again distinguished and seized in their true essence. Hence, again, they pass on to the faculty of retention, in the hinder part of the brain, where they lie ready to be recalled into consciousness by reminiscence. From this they proceed to the faculty of speech, which lies above the tongue, and by which they are translated into words, which, when accompanied by meanings, issuing from the soul, form significant speech. Hence, also, they proceed to the faculty of action, whose organs are the hands. These record them in books, to be preserved for future generations. Thus the experience of the race is accumulated and preserved in literature.--No. 24 (11) deals with the Process of Generation, Conception, and Birth, the union of the soul with the embryo, and the influence of the stars upon the temperament and character of the child. Here we have a whole system of Astrology...
Titolo: History of Education
Casa editrice: Ams Pr Inc
Data di pubblicazione: 1900
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fine. viii, 292p. Reprint by AMS Press. Codice libro della libreria NGY693