Jacques Maritain Center
Stonyhurst Philosophical Series
Empirical and Rational
by Michael Maher, S.J.
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Table of Contents
Definition and scope of psychology.
Method of psychology.
Classification of the mental faculties.
Book I: Empirical or phenomenal psychology.
Part I: Sensuous life.
Perception of the material world:
Development of sense-perception.
Memory. mental association.
Sensuous appetite and movement.
Feelings of pleasure and pain.
Part II: Rational life.
Intellect and sense.
Conception: origin of intellectual ideas: erroneous theories.
Conception: origin of intellectual ideas (continued).
Judgment and reasoning.
Attention and apperception.
Development of intellectual cognition.
Free-will and determinism.
Book II: Rational psychology.
Substantiality, identity, simplicity, and spirituality of the human soul.
False theories of the ego.
Immortality of the soul.
Soul and body.
Soul and body (continued.) other problems.
Authors cited or referred to.
Fig. I - III.
Fig. IV - V.