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Elements of Folk Psychology Outline of a Psychological History of the Development of Mankind

By Wilhelm Max Wundt
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  • ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGY
    • OUTLINES OF A PSYCHOLOGICAL HISTORY
      • OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF MANKIND
        • BY
      • BY
    • OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF MANKIND
      • BY
    • BY
    • WILHELM WUNDT
      • AUTHORIZED TRANSLATION
        • BY
        • EDWARD LEROY SCHAUB, Ph.D.
        • Professor of Philosophy in Northwestern University
        • TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE
        • PREFACE
        • CONTENTS
      • BY
      • EDWARD LEROY SCHAUB, Ph.D.
      • Professor of Philosophy in Northwestern University
      • TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE
      • PREFACE
      • CONTENTS
      • ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGY
      • INTRODUCTION
        • CHAPTER I
      • CHAPTER I
      • PRIMITIVE MAN
        • 1. THE DISCOVERY OF PRIMITIVE MAN.
        • 2. THE CULTURE OF PRIMITIVE MAN IN ITS EXTERNAL EXPRESSIONS.
        • 3. THE ORIGIN OF MARRIAGE AND THE FAMILY.
        • 4. PRIMITIVE SOCIETY.
        • 5. THE BEGINNINGS OF LANGUAGE.
        • 6. THE THINKING OF PRIMITIVE MAN.
        • 7. EARLIEST BELIEFS IN MAGIC AND DEMONS.
        • 8. THE BEGINNINGS OF ART.
        • 9. THE INTELLECTUAL AND MORAL CHARACTERISTICS OF PRIMITIVE MAN.
        • CHAPTER II
      • 1. THE DISCOVERY OF PRIMITIVE MAN.
      • 2. THE CULTURE OF PRIMITIVE MAN IN ITS EXTERNAL EXPRESSIONS.
      • 3. THE ORIGIN OF MARRIAGE AND THE FAMILY.
      • 4. PRIMITIVE SOCIETY.
      • 5. THE BEGINNINGS OF LANGUAGE.
      • 6. THE THINKING OF PRIMITIVE MAN.
      • 7. EARLIEST BELIEFS IN MAGIC AND DEMONS.
      • 8. THE BEGINNINGS OF ART.
      • 9. THE INTELLECTUAL AND MORAL CHARACTERISTICS OF PRIMITIVE MAN.
      • CHAPTER II
      • THE TOTEMIC AGE
        • 1. THE GENERAL CHARACTER OF TOTEMISM.
        • 2. THE STAGES OF TOTEMIC CULTURE.
        • 3. TOTEMIC TRIBAL ORGANIZATION.[1]
        • 4. THE ORIGIN OF EXOGAMY.
        • 5. MODES OF CONTRACTING MARRIAGE.
        • 6. THE CAUSES OF TOTEMIC EXOGAMY.
        • 7. THE FORMS OF POLYGAMY.
        • 8. THE DEVELOPMENTAL FORMS OF TOTEMISM.
        • 9. THE ORIGIN OF TOTEMIC IDEAS.
        • 10. THE LAWS OF TABOO.
        • 11. SOUL BELIEFS OF THE TOTEMIC AGE.
        • 12. THE ORIGIN OF THE FETISH.
        • 13. THE ANIMAL ANCESTOR AND THE HUMAN ANCESTOR.
        • 14. THE TOTEMIC CULTS.
        • 15. THE ART OF THE TOTEMIC AGE.
        • CHAPTER III
      • 1. THE GENERAL CHARACTER OF TOTEMISM.
      • 2. THE STAGES OF TOTEMIC CULTURE.
      • 3. TOTEMIC TRIBAL ORGANIZATION.[1]
      • 4. THE ORIGIN OF EXOGAMY.
      • 5. MODES OF CONTRACTING MARRIAGE.
      • 6. THE CAUSES OF TOTEMIC EXOGAMY.
      • 7. THE FORMS OF POLYGAMY.
      • 8. THE DEVELOPMENTAL FORMS OF TOTEMISM.
      • 9. THE ORIGIN OF TOTEMIC IDEAS.
      • 10. THE LAWS OF TABOO.
      • 11. SOUL BELIEFS OF THE TOTEMIC AGE.
      • 12. THE ORIGIN OF THE FETISH.
      • 13. THE ANIMAL ANCESTOR AND THE HUMAN ANCESTOR.
      • 14. THE TOTEMIC CULTS.
      • 15. THE ART OF THE TOTEMIC AGE.
      • CHAPTER III
      • THE AGE OF HEROES AND GODS
        • 1. GENERAL CHARACTER OF THE HEROIC AGE
        • 2. THE EXTERNAL CULTURE OF THE HEROIC AGE.
        • 3. THE DEVELOPMENT OF POLITICAL SOCIETY.
        • 4. FAMILY ORGANIZATION WITHIN POLITICAL SOCIETY.
        • 5. THE DIFFERENTIATION OF CLASSES.
        • 6. THE DIFFERENTIATION OF VOCATIONS.
        • 7. THE ORIGIN OF CITIES.
        • 8. THE BEGINNINGS OF THE LEGAL SYSTEM.
        • 9. THE DEVELOPMENT OF PENAL LAW.
        • 10. THE DIFFERENTIATION OF LEGAL FUNCTIONS.
        • 11. THE ORIGIN OF GODS.
        • 13. COSMOGONIC AND THEOGONIC MYTHS.
        • 14. THE BELIEF IN SOULS AND IN A WORLD BEYOND.
        • 15. THE ORIGIN OF DEITY CULTS.
        • 16. THE FORMS OF CULT PRACTICES.
        • 17. THE ART OF THE HEROIC AGE.
        • CHAPTER IV
      • 1. GENERAL CHARACTER OF THE HEROIC AGE
      • 2. THE EXTERNAL CULTURE OF THE HEROIC AGE.
      • 3. THE DEVELOPMENT OF POLITICAL SOCIETY.
      • 4. FAMILY ORGANIZATION WITHIN POLITICAL SOCIETY.
      • 5. THE DIFFERENTIATION OF CLASSES.
      • 6. THE DIFFERENTIATION OF VOCATIONS.
      • 7. THE ORIGIN OF CITIES.
      • 8. THE BEGINNINGS OF THE LEGAL SYSTEM.
      • 9. THE DEVELOPMENT OF PENAL LAW.
      • 10. THE DIFFERENTIATION OF LEGAL FUNCTIONS.
      • 11. THE ORIGIN OF GODS.
      • 13. COSMOGONIC AND THEOGONIC MYTHS.
      • 14. THE BELIEF IN SOULS AND IN A WORLD BEYOND.
      • 15. THE ORIGIN OF DEITY CULTS.
      • 16. THE FORMS OF CULT PRACTICES.
      • 17. THE ART OF THE HEROIC AGE.
      • CHAPTER IV
      • THE DEVELOPMENT TO HUMANITY
        • 1. THE CONCEPT 'HUMANITY.'
        • 2. WORLD EMPIRES.
        • 3. WORLD CULTURE.
        • 4. WORLD RELIGIONS.
        • 5. WORLD HISTORY.
        • INDEX
      • 1. THE CONCEPT 'HUMANITY.'
      • 2. WORLD EMPIRES.
      • 3. WORLD CULTURE.
      • 4. WORLD RELIGIONS.
      • 5. WORLD HISTORY.
      • INDEX
    • AUTHORIZED TRANSLATION
      • BY
      • EDWARD LEROY SCHAUB, Ph.D.
      • Professor of Philosophy in Northwestern University
      • TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE
      • PREFACE
      • CONTENTS
    • BY
    • EDWARD LEROY SCHAUB, Ph.D.
    • Professor of Philosophy in Northwestern University
    • TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
    • ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGY
    • INTRODUCTION
      • CHAPTER I
    • CHAPTER I
    • PRIMITIVE MAN
      • 1. THE DISCOVERY OF PRIMITIVE MAN.
      • 2. THE CULTURE OF PRIMITIVE MAN IN ITS EXTERNAL EXPRESSIONS.
      • 3. THE ORIGIN OF MARRIAGE AND THE FAMILY.
      • 4. PRIMITIVE SOCIETY.
      • 5. THE BEGINNINGS OF LANGUAGE.
      • 6. THE THINKING OF PRIMITIVE MAN.
      • 7. EARLIEST BELIEFS IN MAGIC AND DEMONS.
      • 8. THE BEGINNINGS OF ART.
      • 9. THE INTELLECTUAL AND MORAL CHARACTERISTICS OF PRIMITIVE MAN.
      • CHAPTER II
    • 1. THE DISCOVERY OF PRIMITIVE MAN.
    • 2. THE CULTURE OF PRIMITIVE MAN IN ITS EXTERNAL EXPRESSIONS.
    • 3. THE ORIGIN OF MARRIAGE AND THE FAMILY.
    • 4. PRIMITIVE SOCIETY.
    • 5. THE BEGINNINGS OF LANGUAGE.
    • 6. THE THINKING OF PRIMITIVE MAN.
    • 7. EARLIEST BELIEFS IN MAGIC AND DEMONS.
    • 8. THE BEGINNINGS OF ART.
    • 9. THE INTELLECTUAL AND MORAL CHARACTERISTICS OF PRIMITIVE MAN.
    • CHAPTER II
    • THE TOTEMIC AGE
      • 1. THE GENERAL CHARACTER OF TOTEMISM.
      • 2. THE STAGES OF TOTEMIC CULTURE.
      • 3. TOTEMIC TRIBAL ORGANIZATION.[1]
      • 4. THE ORIGIN OF EXOGAMY.
      • 5. MODES OF CONTRACTING MARRIAGE.
      • 6. THE CAUSES OF TOTEMIC EXOGAMY.
      • 7. THE FORMS OF POLYGAMY.
      • 8. THE DEVELOPMENTAL FORMS OF TOTEMISM.
      • 9. THE ORIGIN OF TOTEMIC IDEAS.
      • 10. THE LAWS OF TABOO.
      • 11. SOUL BELIEFS OF THE TOTEMIC AGE.
      • 12. THE ORIGIN OF THE FETISH.
      • 13. THE ANIMAL ANCESTOR AND THE HUMAN ANCESTOR.
      • 14. THE TOTEMIC CULTS.
      • 15. THE ART OF THE TOTEMIC AGE.
      • CHAPTER III
    • 1. THE GENERAL CHARACTER OF TOTEMISM.
    • 2. THE STAGES OF TOTEMIC CULTURE.
    • 3. TOTEMIC TRIBAL ORGANIZATION.[1]
    • 4. THE ORIGIN OF EXOGAMY.
    • 5. MODES OF CONTRACTING MARRIAGE.
    • 6. THE CAUSES OF TOTEMIC EXOGAMY.
    • 7. THE FORMS OF POLYGAMY.
    • 8. THE DEVELOPMENTAL FORMS OF TOTEMISM.
    • 9. THE ORIGIN OF TOTEMIC IDEAS.
    • 10. THE LAWS OF TABOO.
    • 11. SOUL BELIEFS OF THE TOTEMIC AGE.
    • 12. THE ORIGIN OF THE FETISH.
    • 13. THE ANIMAL ANCESTOR AND THE HUMAN ANCESTOR.
    • 14. THE TOTEMIC CULTS.
    • 15. THE ART OF THE TOTEMIC AGE.
    • CHAPTER III
    • THE AGE OF HEROES AND GODS
      • 1. GENERAL CHARACTER OF THE HEROIC AGE
      • 2. THE EXTERNAL CULTURE OF THE HEROIC AGE.
      • 3. THE DEVELOPMENT OF POLITICAL SOCIETY.
      • 4. FAMILY ORGANIZATION WITHIN POLITICAL SOCIETY.
      • 5. THE DIFFERENTIATION OF CLASSES.
      • 6. THE DIFFERENTIATION OF VOCATIONS.
      • 7. THE ORIGIN OF CITIES.
      • 8. THE BEGINNINGS OF THE LEGAL SYSTEM.
      • 9. THE DEVELOPMENT OF PENAL LAW.
      • 10. THE DIFFERENTIATION OF LEGAL FUNCTIONS.
      • 11. THE ORIGIN OF GODS.
      • 13. COSMOGONIC AND THEOGONIC MYTHS.
      • 14. THE BELIEF IN SOULS AND IN A WORLD BEYOND.
      • 15. THE ORIGIN OF DEITY CULTS.
      • 16. THE FORMS OF CULT PRACTICES.
      • 17. THE ART OF THE HEROIC AGE.
      • CHAPTER IV
    • 1. GENERAL CHARACTER OF THE HEROIC AGE
    • 2. THE EXTERNAL CULTURE OF THE HEROIC AGE.
    • 3. THE DEVELOPMENT OF POLITICAL SOCIETY.
    • 4. FAMILY ORGANIZATION WITHIN POLITICAL SOCIETY.
    • 5. THE DIFFERENTIATION OF CLASSES.
    • 6. THE DIFFERENTIATION OF VOCATIONS.
    • 7. THE ORIGIN OF CITIES.
    • 8. THE BEGINNINGS OF THE LEGAL SYSTEM.
    • 9. THE DEVELOPMENT OF PENAL LAW.
    • 10. THE DIFFERENTIATION OF LEGAL FUNCTIONS.
    • 11. THE ORIGIN OF GODS.
    • 13. COSMOGONIC AND THEOGONIC MYTHS.
    • 14. THE BELIEF IN SOULS AND IN A WORLD BEYOND.
    • 15. THE ORIGIN OF DEITY CULTS.
    • 16. THE FORMS OF CULT PRACTICES.
    • 17. THE ART OF THE HEROIC AGE.
    • CHAPTER IV
    • THE DEVELOPMENT TO HUMANITY
      • 1. THE CONCEPT 'HUMANITY.'
      • 2. WORLD EMPIRES.
      • 3. WORLD CULTURE.
      • 4. WORLD RELIGIONS.
      • 5. WORLD HISTORY.
      • INDEX
    • 1. THE CONCEPT 'HUMANITY.'
    • 2. WORLD EMPIRES.
    • 3. WORLD CULTURE.
    • 4. WORLD RELIGIONS.
    • 5. WORLD HISTORY.
    • INDEX
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