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Dissertations on Leading Philosophical Topics

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Dissertations on Leading Philosophical Topics by Alexander Bain
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1903. Alexander Bain, Scottish philosopher and educationalist, was an early proponent of scientific psychology. Along with his friend, John Stuart Mill, Bain was a major proponent of the British school of empiricism: a theory which based all knowledge on basic sensory experiences and not on introspection. Bain's philosophical and scientific writings were completed during his twenty years as a professor at Aberdeen. This volume contains a collection of Bain's discourses on the following: The Meaning of Existence and Descarte's Cogito; Of Moral Causation; Mill's Theory of the Syllogism; Association Controversies; On Some Points in Ethics; Is There Such a Thing as Pure Malevolence? (Mr. Bradley); Is There Such a Thing as Pure Malevolence? Reply to Mr. Bradley's Objections; Definition and Demarcation of the Subject-Sciences; The Empiricist Position; Physiological Expression in Psychology; Pleasure and Pain; Definition and Problems of Consciousness; The Respective Spheres and Mutual Helps of Introspection and Psycho-Physical Experiment in Psychology; The Scope of Anthropology, and Its Relation to the Science of Mind; and On the Pressure of Examinations. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
Release date NZ
April 16th, 2004
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Kessinger Publishing Co
Pages
288
Dimensions
152x229x16
ISBN-13
9781417910564
Product ID
1864978

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