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The Diseases of the Will by Ribot 1894

The Diseases of the Will by Ribot 1894


THE DISEASES OF THE WILL. By TH. (Théodule) Ribot, Merwin Marie Snell, Published by The Open Court Publishing Co., Chicago, 1894.


Author of:

The Diseases of Memory (1882)

The Diseases of Personality (1894)


Théodule-Armand Ribot, (1839-1916), French psychologist whose endeavour to account for memory loss as a symptom of progressive brain disease, iterated in his Les Maladies de la mémoire

(1881; Diseases of Memory), constitutes the most influential early attempt to analyze abnormalities of memory in terms of physiology. He paid particular attention to the physical element of mental life, ignoring all spiritual or nonmaterial factors in man. 

Gray soft cover with red & black title. Secure binding with clear text and mild cover edge wear and a 3/4 inch tear at spine. 7-1/2 x 5-1/4 with 137 pages. Scarce!


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