Chapters from Modern Psychology

Chapters from Modern Psychology

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Chapters from Modern Psychology

Chapters from Modern Psychology

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The present volume contains the first series of lectures delivered upon the Ichabod Spencer Foundation at Union College, during the early part of the year 1911.

It was the desire of the founder, Mrs. William Leavitt, to do honor to the memory of her father, the Rev. Ichabod Spencer, D.D., of the class of 1821 at Union College. She wished also to encourage the study of a branch of knowledge in which he was deeply interested and well skilled. It was specified, therefore, that the lectures should deal primarily with psychological subjects.

It seemed to the author, who was honored by selection for this agreeable task, that the opening course might properly deal in an introductory manner with the main characteristics of the contemporary situation in psychology, leaving to subsequent lecturers the more intensive consideration of one or . . .

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