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De Anima

CONTENTS

BOOK I

Chapter

  1. The dignity, usefulness, and difficulty of psychology.
  2. The opinions of early thinkers about the soul.
  3. Refutation of the view which assigns movement to the soul.
  4. Refutations of various other characterizations of the soul.
  5. The immateriality, non-universality, and unity of the soul.

BOOK II

  1. First definition of soul.
  2. Second definition of soul.
  3. The faculties of the soul.
  4. The nutritive faculty.
  5. Sense-perception.
  6. The different kinds of sensible object.
  7. Sight and its object.
  8. Hearing and its object.
  9. Smell and its object.
  10. Taste and its object.
  11. Touch and its object.
  12. General characteristics of the external senses.

BOOK III

  1. The number of the external senses.
  2. The number of external senses, and common sense.
  3. Thinking, perceiving, and imagining.
  4. Passive mind.
  5. Active mind.
  6. The double operation of mind.
  7. The practical mind, and the difference between it and the contemplative.
  8. Comparison of mind with sense and with imagination.
  9. Problems about the motive faculty.
  10. The cause of the movement of living things.
  11. The cause of the movement of living things (cont.).
  12. The mutual relations of the faculties of the soul and their fitness for the conditions of life.
  13. The mutual relations of the faculties of the soul and their fitness for the conditions of life (cont.)


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