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After an interval of two and a half centuries, the tradition of mystic illumination renewed itself in Italy and Germany.
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All along we find that social life - religion, politics, art - reflects the stages reached in the development of the knowledge of self; it shows the social uses made of this knowledge.
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Although dogmatic and unoriginal in his philosophy, Wolff undoubtedly aided the progress of psychology; principally, however, by sharpening its problems.
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As mathematician and philosopher, Leibnitz is classed among the greatest geniuses, by reason of the comprehensiveness of his powers.
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As we are to see, the objectivism and naturalism worked out by Aristotle, St. Augustine, and the Arabian physiologists remained the fruitful instruments of scientific discovery.
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Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.
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In conclusion we may say, in view of the confirmation that our study has given of the parallelism between individual and racial thought of the Self, that in the history of psychology we discern the great profile which the race has drawn on the pages of time.
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In Socrates' thought the two marks of individual self-consciousness appear; it is practical and it is social.
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In the first place, Descartes stands for the most explicit and uncompromising dualism between mind and matter.
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In the Post-Aristotelian schools, the embarrassments due to dualism began to assert themselves, as they do in individual thought.
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In this sense it affords a new dualism: the self is distinguished from the entire body of its ideas or thoughts; upon these it passes judgment.
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It is clear, then, that to the individual, if he is of the sort to think upon the problems of life and mind, certain alternatives are open.
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It is commonly recognised that the first recorded attempts to explain the world are those of the Greek schools before Socrates.
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Like all science, psychology is knowledge; and like science again, it is knowledge of a definite thing, the mind.
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Plato stands for the union of truth and goodness in the supreme idea of God.
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Psychologists find that the child very early comes to recognise in himself a centre of the events taking place about him.
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Psychology more than any other science has had its pseudo-scientific no less than its scientific period.
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Pythagoras took the next important step by subordinating the mere matter of nature to its essential principle of form and order, identifying the latter with reason or the soul.
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The development of the meaning attaching to the personal self, the conscious being, is the subject matter of the history of psychology.
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The dualism itself becomes a sort of presupposition or datum; its terms condition the further problem.
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The fact that tradition hinders the individual savage from thinking logically by no means proves that he cannot think logically.
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The imagination insists upon setting up its semblant interpretations of things: its postulate, its ideals, its absolutes, its God.
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The motive of dualism, fundamentally present in experience, was not permanently overcome by the mysticism of Alexandria.
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The prehistorical and primitive period represents the true infancy of the mind.
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The reason of the close concurrence between the individual's progress and that of the race appears, therefore, when we remember the dependence of each upon the other.
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The second great racial period is that of spontaneous thought. It appears in the Greek thinkers before Socrates.
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We may say in brief, therefore, that the science of psychology reflects the ways in which the human mind has been able at various epochs to apprehend or interpret itself; and that the history of psychology is the history of the modes in which these attempts at interpretation have taken form.
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With the Church Fathers, the power of religious authority and the forms of psychosophic faith came to impart new confidence to thought and new vigour to life.
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