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The words idea, perception, sensation, recolle&tion, suggestion, and association,
are each of them used in this treatise in a more limited sense than in the writers of
metaphysic. The author was in doubt, whether he should rather have ...
Habit, causation, association, catenation, 12. Reflex ideas. 13. Stimulus defined.
As some explanations and definitions will be necessary in the prosecution of the
work, the reader is troubled with them in this place, and is intreated to keep them
The word association properly signifies a society or convention of things in some
respects fimilar to each other. We never say in common language, that the effect
is associated with the cause, though they necessarily accompany or succeed ...
... when they excite into action the sensorial power termed sensation; and desire
or aversion, when they excite into action the power of volition; and lastly, the
fibrous contractions which precede association; asis further explained in Seót. XII
... return by association; as these ideas belong to the organs of fight and touch,
on which they were first excited. 4. If you wonder what organs of sense can be
excited into motion, when you call up the ideas of wisdom or benevolence, which
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Written by the grandfather of Charles Darwin, this book is a masterful treatise on the medical disorders and how to treat them. Primarily of interest to people who are interested in the period ... Read full review