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Of Voluntary Motions. Of Associate Motions. - Additional Observations on the
Sensorial Powers. - - Of Stimulus, Sensorial Exertion, and Fbrous Contračtion. -
Of Vegetable Animation. Of the Production of Ideas. Of the Classes of Ideas.
... itself is actually accumulated and given out voluntarily by the torpedo and the
gymnotus electricus, that an electric shock will frequently stimulate into motion a
paralytic limb, and and lastly that it needs no perceptible tubes to convey. Sect. II.
... voluntarily recall are here termed ideas of recollection, as when we will to
repeat the alphabet backwards. And those ideas which are suggested to us by
preceding ideas are here termed ideas of suggestion, as whilst we repeat the
... se&tion, that it is probable that all our muscular motions, as well those that are
become voluntary as those of the heart and glandular system, were originally in
like manner excited by the stimulus of something external to the organ of motion.
In opposition to this doctrine of the produćtion of our ideas, it may be asked, if
some of our ideas, like other animal motions, are voluntary, why can we not
invent new ones, that have not been received by perception The answer will be
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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