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The Emotions and the Will (1859) (Thoemmes Press - Classics in Psychology) (Vol 3)

Bain, Alexander

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ISBN 10: 1855066564 / ISBN 13: 9781855066564
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Bristol: Thoemmes, [1998]. [iv]+xxviii+649+[7]pp. Thick octavo. Green cloth with gilt spine lettering. As new. Facsimile reprint of the London 1859 first edition. A sequel to The Senses and the Intellect. Weight: 2 pounds 3 ounces = 1.0 kg. Size: 22.1 x 14.5 x 4cm. Inquire if you need further information. Gach. Bookseller Inventory # K03E-wota1108

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Extending sensorimotor associationism to the domain of emotions and will, Bain introduced the famous notion of 'trial and error' as the mechanism by which associations between actions and feelings are acquired. In this work Bain also provided a systematic discussion of the physiological and subjective character of emotions, aspects of which anticipated later writings of William James, John B. Watson, and Donald Hebb.

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