PagE Necessity of a Working Hypothesis. The Newtonian Hypothesis. The Atomic Theory. A Psychological Hypothesis necessary. Theories of Hypnotism and Mesmerism. Spiritism. Mental Therapeutics. Liebault's Law of Suggestion. Duality of Mind. A Working Hypothesis for Psychology formulated. Its Three Terms.......19
DUALITY AND SUGGESTION.
The Doctrine of the Trinity of Man.The Greek Philosophy. The Early Christian Fathers.Hermetic Philosophy. Swedenborg. Duality in Modern Philosophy. "Objective" and "Subjective" Minds.Their Distinctive Differences and Modes of Operation. The Subjective Mind a Distinct Entity. Illustrations from Hypnotism. Suggestion. Auto-Suggestion. Universality of the Law of Suggestion . 27
REASONING POWERS OF THE TWO MINDS DIFFERENTIATED.
The Subjective Mind incapable of Inductive Reasoning. Its "p Processes always Deductive, or Syllogistic. Its Premises the Result of Suggestion. Illustrations by Hypnotism. Hypnotic Interview with Socrates. Reasons from an Assumed Major Premise. Interview with a Philosophic Pig. The Pig affirms the Doctrine of Reincarnation. Dogmatism of .Subjective Intelligence. Incapable of Controversial Argument. Persistency in following a Suggested Line of Thought...................33