The Meaning of Infancy (Classic Reprint) by John Fiske, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Meaning of Infancy

The Meaning of Infancy

by John Fiske
     
 

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"[...] Let us now take a long leap from the highest level of human intelligence to the mental life of a turtle or a codfish. In what does the mental life of such creatures consist? It consists of a few simple acts mostly concerned with the securing of food and the avoiding of danger, and these few simple acts are repeated with unvarying monotony during the whole

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"[...] Let us now take a long leap from the highest level of human intelligence to the mental life of a turtle or a codfish. In what does the mental life of such creatures consist? It consists of a few simple acts mostly concerned with the securing of food and the avoiding of danger, and these few simple acts are repeated with unvarying monotony during the whole lifetime of these creatures. Consequently these acts are performed with great ease and are attended with very little consciousness, and moreover the capacity to perform them is transmitted from[...]".

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ISBN-13:
9781290221924
Publisher:
HardPress Publishing
Publication date:
01/10/2012
Pages:
68
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.14(d)

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