Bulletin of the Essex Institute, 1876, Vol. 8 (Classic Reprint)

Bulletin of the Essex Institute, 1876, Vol. 8 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Bulletin of the Essex Institute, 1876, Vol. 8 The paper for the evening was on The Instinct and Intelligence of Animals, by S. C. Oliver. Colonel Oliver illustrated his remarks with explanatory anecdotes, and said that spoken and written language and all the significant machinery of human life had come to be regarded as essential parts of our intelligence, and it would be no easy matter for us to represent to ourselves the movements of the human intellect deprived of the assist ance of that artificial apparatus employed by human beings to enlarge the compass of thought and of knowledge. It is quite necessary however to make the attempt to set forth the fundamental peculiarities of intelligence in general, that we may, by this means, gain another step towards the rational explanation of the animal mind. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 263g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
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  • 0243072309
  • 9780243072309