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An Introduction To Non-aristotelian Systems And General Semantics.

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PART VI
ON THE FOUNDATION OF PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY
It is an important principle of physiological epistemology that a phenomenon which occurs generally, cannot possibly be the specific function of an organ which is peculiar to a few forms only. (306)           jacques loeb
I have observed, as a consequence of serious and repeated emotional shocks, very curious cases of infantilism in adults, where complete amnesia, accompanying sexual inhibition and disturbances of the affective area, produced the mentality and conduct of a little child. (411) henri pieron
The organism is reacting as a whole to its environment as a whole, and it is doing so in ways that cannot be formulated in terms of an algebraic sum or simple mechanical resultant of the interplay of the simple reflex responses to external stimulation. . . . the mechanisms of traditional reflexology seem hopelessly inadequate. (224)                          c. jubson herrick
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