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On the Functions of the Brain and of Each of Its Parts (Volume 5); Organology Or, an Exposition of the Instincts, Propensities, Sentiments, and Talents, or the Moral Qualities, and the Fundamental Intellectual Faculties in Man and Animals, and the Seat of (Paperback) Loot Price: R390
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On the Functions of the Brain and of Each of Its Parts (Volume 5); Organology Or, an Exposition of the Instincts, Propensities,...

On the Functions of the Brain and of Each of Its Parts (Volume 5); Organology Or, an Exposition of the Instincts, Propensities, Sentiments, and Talents, or the Moral Qualities, and the Fundamental Intellectual Faculties in Man and Animals, and the Seat of (Paperback)

Franz Josef Gall

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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. 1835. Excerpt: ... as well as advantage, is offered by the study of the expression of the language of action, and if ever there is a prospect of a universal language, it can be realized only by the fullest knowledge of the influence of the interior on the exterior man. Remarks on some passages of the work of M. Georget, entitled Physiology of the Nervous System, and especially of the Brain. The great number of passages, which I have copied from M. Georget's Physiology of the Nervous System. must have convinced this young author how much I am pleased with it. But this very consideration leads me to correct some ideas which he has advanced respecting me and some other writers. Vol. i. p. 78, he addresses me with compliments, and with the following language: "I say it openly, it is in the lectures and in the works of Dr. Gall, that I have reconciled myself with the study of the noblest attributes of man, that I have learned to familiarize myself with the knowledge of them; it is from this time only, that I have had a fondness for such studies, that I have known how to profit by the lucubrations of authors; it is doubtless also to these lectures, that I owe my having made researches on the other attributes of the nerves. Those, who see, or rather who admit of, nothing in the works of this philosopher, but hypothetic structures, but a doctrine of bumps, but divisions of the cranium into compartments, will perhaps be astonished at this eulogy; let them read and meditate on the works of M. Gall, this is my sole answer. "Besides, they will see, that I am far from thinking, that this celebrated philosopher has not erred; that he alone has travelled the road of truth; that no one, before him has spoken of what he regards as the foundation of his doctrine; in this last respect, I shal...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Franz Josef Gall
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 102
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-46725-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-46725-8
Barcode: 9781150467257

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