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sensibilities

308, Of the mental disease termed hy-

Of the disordered and alienated pochondriasis

331

action of the appetites 309 of intermissions of hypochondri-

Disordered action of the princi. asis

332

ple of self-preservation 310 Disordered action of the passion

Disordered and alienated action of fear

333

of the possessory principle 311 Perversions of the benevolent af-

Instances of the second kind or fections

334

form of disordered action of

the possessory principle 312 Chap. IV.-DISORDERED ACTION OF

Disordered action of imitative-

THE MORAL SENSIBILITIES.

ness or the principle of imita-

tion

313 Nature of voluntary moral de-

Disordered action of the princi- rangement

335

ple of sociality

314 of accountability in connection

Further remarks on the disorder- with this form of disordered
ed action of the social propen-

conscience
sity

315 Of natural or congenital moral

Of the disordered action of the derangement

337

desire of esteem

316 Of moral accountability in cases

Disordered action of the desire of natural or congenital moral

of power

derangement

338

Disordered action of the princi-

ple of veracity

318 Chap. V.-CASUAL ASSOCIATIONS IN

Chap. II.--SYMPATHETIC IMITATION.

Frequency of casual associations,

Of sympathetic imitation and and some instances of them 339

what is involved in it 319 Of association in connection with

Familiar instances of sympathet-

the appetites

340

ic imitation

320

of casual associations in con-

Of sympathetic imitation in large nection with the propensities 341

multitudes

321 Other instances of casual asso-

Of the animal magnetism of M.

ciation in connection with the

Mesner in'connection with this propensities

342

subject

322 | Inordinate fear from casual asso-

Instances of sympathetic imita-

ciations

343

tion at the poor-house at Haer-

Casual associations in respect to

lem

323 persons

344

Other instances of this species of

Casual association in connection

imitation

324

with objects and places 345

Application of these views to the

Of casual association in connec-

witchcraft delusion in New

tion with particular days

England

325 Antipathies to animals

347

Practical results connected with

the foregoing views

Application of these views to leg-

islative and other assemblies 327 APPENDIX ON LANGUAGE.

346

326

CHAP. I.-NATURAL SIGNS,

CHAP. II.-ORAL SIGNS OR SPEECH.

MEN TAL PHILOSOPHY .

DIVISION SECOND.

THE SENSIBILITIES.

SENTIENT OR SENSITIVE STATES OF THE MIND,

SENTIMENTS.

32

INTRODUCTION.

CHAPTER FIRST.

RELATION OF THE INTELLECT TO THE SENSIBILITIES.

§. 1. Reference to the general division of the whole mind. It will be recollected, that we proposed, as the basis of our inquiries, the general division of the mind into the Intellect, the Sensibilities, and the Will. These great departments of the mind are not only generically distinct ; but the difference between them is so clear and marked, it is surprising they should have been so often confounded together. They are not only different in their nature, a fact which is clearly ascertained by Consciousness, in its cognizance of their respective acts; but are separated from each other, as all observation shows, by the relations, which they respectively sustain. The Intellect or Understanding comes first in order, and furnishes the basis of action to the other great departments of the mind. It is this portion of the mind, which we have endeavored to examine ; and which we are now about to leave for the purpose of advancing into departments of our mental nature, which, considered in reference to the Intellect, may be regarded as more remote and interior.

In examining the INTELLECT, we were aided by adopting the classification, founded in nature, into intellectual states of External origin, and intellectual states of Internal origin. A classification, which seems sufficiently to authorize the expressions, External Intellect and Internal Intellect ; expressions founded on the fact, that the intellectual action sometimes takes place in direct connection with outward objects, and sometimes independently of such connection. This

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