Human Nature and Conduct By John Dewey
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Human Nature and Conduct By John Dewey

From the Introduction: '"Give a dog a bad name and hang him." Human nature has been the dog of professional moralists, and consequences accord with the proverb. Man's nature has been regarded with suspicion, with fear, with sour looks, sometimes with enthusiasm for its possibilities but only when these were placed in contrast with its actualities. It has appeared to be so evilly disposed that the business of morality was to prune and...

The Principles of Psychology, Volume 1
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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 1

This is Volume I of William James' monumental text on Psychology. Chapters include: The Scope of Psychology; The Functions of the Brain; On Some General Conditions of Brain Activity; Habit; The Automaton Theory; The Mind-Stuff Theory; The Methods and Snares of Psychology; The Relations of Minds to Other Things; The Stream of Thought; The Consciousness of Self; Attention; Conception; Discrimination and Comparison; Association; The Per...

The Principles of Psychology, Volume 2
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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 2

This is Volume II of William James' monumental text on Psychology. Chapters include: Sensation; Imagination; The Perception Of 'Things'; The Perception Of Space; The Perception Of Reality; "Reasoning"; The Production Of Movement; Instinct; The Emotions; Will; Hypnotism; Necessary Truths And The Effects Of Experience.

Varieties of Religious Experience
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Varieties of Religious Experience

The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by Harvard University psychologist and philosopher William James. It comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on natural theology, which were delivered at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland in 1901 and 1902. The lectures concerned the nature of religion and the neglect of science in the academic study of religion, in James' view. Soon after its publication, th...

Dream Psychology
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Dream Psychology

This classic work is essential reading for any serious student of psychology. Dr. Freud covers the hidden meanings within our dreams, especially repressed sexual desires, the purpose of our conscious and unconscious minds, and the importance of dreams to our wellbeing.

How to Analyze People on Sight
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How to Analyze People on Sight

With 11 illustrations. Are the fundamental traits of every individual indelibly stamped in the shape of the body, head, face and hands? This book says 'yes'. It takes you through the different body types and gives an extensive run-down on how to maximise the potential of each one.

Education for Self-Realisation and Social Service
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Education for Self-Realisation and Social Service

From the Preface: 'This is a book written primarily for teachers of the young, and is introductory to the first part of the general design of the New Humanist Series outlined in the preceding General Preface. But parents and students will also, it is hoped, find in it much that concerns them. The author has attempted to provide a point of view and jumping off ground from which those provinces of interest to the educator, that lie far...

The Machinery of the Mind
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The Machinery of the Mind

Chapters include: The Physical Vehicle Of Consciousness; The Evolution Of The Nervous System; How An Idea Enters The Mind; The Organisation Of The Upper Levels Of The Mind; The Organization Of The Lower Levels Of The Mind; Complexes; The Instincts; The Self-Preservation Instinct; Diseases Of The Self-Preservation Instinct; The Reproductive Instinct; Development Of The Reproductive Instinct; Diseases Of The Reproductive Instinct; Subl...