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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50

University of New Zealand. — Mental Science. — Paper a. Psychology and Ethics

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University of New Zealand.

Mental Science.

Paper a. Psychology and Ethics.


What do you understand by a Sense, and what physiological structures are necessary to it? How many Senses have we?


Show how the Sense of Touch contributes to the Visual Perception of Form.


State and illustrate the Law of Similarity and the Law of Contiguity, and show how they are related one to another.


To what extent are the retention and the reproduction of knowledge dependent on our volitions?


How would you define Constructive Imagination?

Compare the activity of Imagination in the invention of a fictitious story with its activity in the discovery of a Scientific Truth.

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Define and illustrate the mental processes known as Discrimination, Comparison, Abstraction, and Judgment, and point out their relations one to another.


Is it possible to resolve the Moral Sentiment (a) into a form of Fear, (b) into a mode of Sympathy?


How far can the Intuitionist allow that Happiness and Duty ultimately coincide?


Distinguish for ethical purposes between (a) Good and Right, (b) Motive and Intention, and (c) Duty and Virtue.