The American Journal of Psychology, Volume 1

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Karl M. Dallenbach, Madison Bentley, Edwin Garrigues Boring, Margaret Floy Washburn
University of Illinois Press, 1888

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Page 480 - So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations ; and from David until the carrying away into Babylon are fourteen generations ; and from the carrying away into Babylon unto Christ are fourteen generations.—St. Matthew 1st, 17th. PROGRESS OF THE
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Page 666 - saying that the death of earth is to become water, and the death of water is to become air, and of air, fire (see frag. 25). And remember also him who is forgetful whither the way leads (comp.
Page 719 - influenced by both. In the introduction his leading idea is laid down in the following form : "Having firmly and tenaciously grasped these two notions of the absolute separateness of mind and matter, and of the invariable concomitance of mental change with a bodily change, the student will
Page 589 - edition. The only expression of Heraclitus that resembles in form the above passage from Aristotle is that of frag. 81, " Into the same river we step and we do not step. We are and we are not.
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Page 175 - possibly be made to perform, and what part of it must be left for the living mind, is a question not without conceivable practical importance ; the study of it can at any rate not fail to throw needed light on the nature of the reasoning process. Though the

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