The Psychology of Revolution

The Psychology of Revolution

Gustave Le Bon

Chapters include: Scientific And Political Revolutions; Religious Revolutions; The Action Of Governments In Revolutions; The Part Played By The People In Revolutions; Individual Variations Of Character In Time Of Revolution; The Mystic Mentality And The Jacobin Mentality; The Revolutionary And Criminal Mentalities; The Psychology OF Revolutionary Crowds; The Psychology Of The Revolutionary Assemblies; The Opinions Of Historians Concerning…

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Psychology as a Natural Science

Psychology as a Natural Science

C. G. Raue

Chapters include: The Senses of Man; Cause and Condition of Seeing, Hearing, etc; Innate or Primitive Forces and External Stimuli; Acuteness or Sensitiveness of the Primitive Forces; Retentiveness of the Primitive Forces—Memory; Origin of Consciousness—Conception; Perpetual Alternation between Consciousness and Unconsciousness; The Intellect—The Understanding; Strong and Weak Modifications; External Stimuli and Primitive…

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Psychology of the Unconscious

Psychology of the Unconscious

Carl Jung

An early work of Carl Jung, first published in 1912. This English translation by Beatrice M. Hinkle appeared in 1916 under the full title of Psychology of the Unconscious: a study of the transformations and symbolisms of the libido, a contribution to the history of the evolution of thought. The book illustrates a theoretical divergence between Jung and Freud on the nature of the libido, and its publication led to a break in….

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The Machinery of the Mind

The Machinery of the Mind

Violet M. Firth (Dion Fortune)

Chapters include: The Physical Vehicle Of Consciousness; The Evolution Of The Nervous System; How An Idea Enters The Mind; The Organisation Of The Upper Levels Of The Mind; The Organization Of The Lower Levels Of The Mind; Complexes; The Instincts; The Self-Preservation Instinct; Diseases Of The Self-Preservation Instinct…

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Education for Self-Realisation and Social Service

Education for Self-Realisation and Social Service

Frank Watts

From the Preface: “This is a book written primarily for teachers of the young, and is introductory to the first part of the general design of the New Humanist Series outlined in the preceding General Preface. But parents and students will also, it is hoped, find in it much that concerns them. The author has attempted to provide a point of view and jumping off ground from which those provinces of interest to the educator, that lie farther…

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How to Analyze People on Sight

Elsie Benedict

With 11 illustrations. Are the fundamental traits of every individual indelibly stamped in the shape of the body, head, face and hands? This book says ‘yes’. It takes you through the different body types and gives an extensive run-down on how to maximise the potential of each one.

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Totem and Taboo

Totem and Taboo

Sigmund Freud

Totem and Taboo: Resemblances Between the Mental Lives of Savages and Neurotics is a collection of four essays first published in the journal Imago (1912–13) employing the application of psychoanalysis to the fields of archaeology, anthropology, and the study of religion.

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Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

Sigmund Freud

This remarkable book takes as its subject, Leonardo da Vinci. According to Sigmund Freud, he was a flawed, repressed homosexual. The first psychosexual history to be published, Leonardo da Vinci was the only biography the great psychoanalyst wrote. The text includes the first full emergence of the concept of narcissism and develops…

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Dream Psychology

Dream Psychology

Sigmund Freud

This classic work is essential reading for any serious student of psychology. Dr. Freud covers the hidden meanings within our dreams, especially repressed sexual desires, the purpose of our conscious and unconscious minds, and the importance of dreams to our wellbeing.

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

The Varieties of Religious Experience

William James

The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by Harvard University psychologist and philosopher William James. It comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on natural theology, which were delivered at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland in 1901 and 1902. The lectures concerned the nature of religion…

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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 2

The Principles of Psychology, Volume 2

William James

This is Volume II of William James’ monumental text on Psychology. Chapters include: Sensation; Imagination; The Perception Of ‘Things’; The Perception Of Space; The Perception Of Reality; “Reasoning”; The Production Of Movement; Instinct; The Emotions; Will; Hypnotism; Necessary Truths And The Effects Of Experience.

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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 1

The Principles of Psychology, Volume 1

William James

This is Volume I of William James’ monumental text on Psychology. Chapters include: The Scope of Psychology; The Functions of the Brain; On Some General Conditions of Brain Activity; Habit; The Automaton Theory; The Mind-Stuff Theory; The Methods and Snares of Psychology; The Relations of Minds to Other Things; The Stream of Thought; The Consciousness of Self; Attention; Conception; Discrimination and Comparison…

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Human Nature and Conduct

Human Nature and Conduct

John Dewey

From the Introduction: ‘”Give a dog a bad name and hang him.” Human nature has been the dog of professional moralists, and consequences accord with the proverb. Man’s nature has been regarded with suspicion, with fear, with sour looks, sometimes with enthusiasm for its possibilities but only when these were placed in contrast with its actualities…

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