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The Sensory Basis and Structure of Knowledge

1st Edition

By Henry J. Watt

Routledge

252 pages

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Originally published in 1925. If we are to know what intelligence is, how the brain can think, and what place mind holds in the scheme of things, we must first have a science of the sensory basis and structure of knowledge. This book supplies that need; it also serves as a short introduction to the systematic psychology of cognition.

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Introductory 2. The Elements of Sensation: The Outer Senses 3. The Inner Senses 4. The Higher Senses: Hearing 5. The Higher Senses: Vision, Smell and Taste 6. Sensations in General 7. The General Types of Integration: Systemic Distance 8. Proportion 9. Time 10. Illusory Modifications of Form 11. Motion 12. Binaural Position 13. The Third Dimension of Visual Position 14. Stereoscopic Vision 15. Single Sense Integrations in General 16. Mind and Action 17. The General Scheme of Appetitive Action 18. Sensory Space in General 19. Apparent Size 20. Perception a Spatial Fragment 21. Recognition 22. Conception 23. Conclusion

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI000000
PHILOSOPHY / General