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Analytic Psychology


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8. Desire as a Cause of Belief,
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g. Primitive Credulity,
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10. The Conditions of Imagination,
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11. Imagination as Play,
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12. Influence of Imagination on Conduct, --..-..
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CHAPTER XII.
Pleasure and Pain.
1. Statement of Problem,
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2. General View,
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3. Psychological Application, - . .
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4. Physiological Application, 2S7
5. Muscular Action, 290
6. Organic Cravings,
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7. Pain-Sensations, - . . .
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8. Sensations of the Special Senses, - .......
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g. The Psychological Theory of Sense-Pleasure and Pain, - - -
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AN/VLYTIC PSYCHOLOGY.
CHAPTER V.
NOETIC SYNTHESIS.
§ I. Noetic Synthesis as Distinguished from
Association.
By noetic synthesis I mean that union of presentational
elements which is involved in their reference to a single
object ; or, in other words, in their combination as specifying
constituents of the same thought. It is by noetic synthesis
that those complex psychical units come into being which we
call percepts, ideas, and concepts. All these words imply
something which is perceived or conceived, or of which we
have an idea ; and it is this objective reference which con-
stitutes each of them a unit in mental process. This kind of
synthesis has a twofold application, according as the elements
unified are themselves anoetic or noetic. As an example of
the first case, we may take our recognition of persons by
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