Selections from Previous Works With Remarks on Romanes' Mental Evolution in Animals, and a Psalm of Montreal
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Selections from Previous Works With Remarks on Romanes' Mental Evolution in Animals, and a Psalm of Montreal

By Samuel Butler
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  • Selections from Previous Works, by Samuel Butler
  • SELECTIONS FROM PREVIOUS WORKS
    • PREFACE.
    • SELECTIONS FROM EREWHON. [1]
      • CURRENT OPINIONS.  (chapter x. of erewhon.)
      • AN EREWHONIAN TRIAL.  (chapter xi. of erewhon.)
      • MALCONTENTS.  (part of chapter xii. of erewhon.)
      • THE MUSICAL BANKS.  (chapter xiv. of erewhon.)
      • BIRTH FORMULÆ.  (chapter xvii. of erewhon.)
      • THE WORLD OF THE UNBORN.  (part of chapter xvii. of erewhon.)
    • CURRENT OPINIONS.  (chapter x. of erewhon.)
    • AN EREWHONIAN TRIAL.  (chapter xi. of erewhon.)
    • MALCONTENTS.  (part of chapter xii. of erewhon.)
    • THE MUSICAL BANKS.  (chapter xiv. of erewhon.)
    • BIRTH FORMULÆ.  (chapter xvii. of erewhon.)
    • THE WORLD OF THE UNBORN.  (part of chapter xvii. of erewhon.)
    • SELECTIONS FROM THE FAIR HAVEN.
      • MEMOIR OF THE LATE JOHN PICKARD OWEN.  (chapter i. of the fair haven.) [48]
    • MEMOIR OF THE LATE JOHN PICKARD OWEN.  (chapter i. of the fair haven.) [48]
    • SELECTIONS FROM LIFE AND HABIT.
      • ON CERTAIN ACQUIRED HABITS.  (from chapter i. of life and habit.) [68]
      • CONSCIOUS AND UNCONSCIOUS KNOWERS THE LAW AND GRACE.  (from chapter ii. of life and habit.)
      • APPLICATION OF FOREGOING CHAPTERS TO CERTAIN HABITS ACQUIRED AFTER BIRTH WHICH ARE COMMONLY CONSIDERED INSTINCTIVE.  (chapter iii. of life and habit.)
      • PERSONAL IDENTITY.  (chapter v. of life and habit.)
      • INSTINCT AS INHERITED MEMORY.  (chapter xi. of life and habit.)
      • CONCLUDING REMARKS.  (from chapter xv. of life and habit.)
    • ON CERTAIN ACQUIRED HABITS.  (from chapter i. of life and habit.) [68]
    • CONSCIOUS AND UNCONSCIOUS KNOWERS THE LAW AND GRACE.  (from chapter ii. of life and habit.)
    • APPLICATION OF FOREGOING CHAPTERS TO CERTAIN HABITS ACQUIRED AFTER BIRTH WHICH ARE COMMONLY CONSIDERED INSTINCTIVE.  (chapter iii. of life and habit.)
    • PERSONAL IDENTITY.  (chapter v. of life and habit.)
    • INSTINCT AS INHERITED MEMORY.  (chapter xi. of life and habit.)
    • CONCLUDING REMARKS.  (from chapter xv. of life and habit.)
    • SELECTIONS FROM EVOLUTION, OLD AND NEW. [131]
      • IMPOTENCE OF PALEY’S CONCLUSION.  THE TELEOLOGY OF THE EVOLUTIONIST.  (from chapter iii. of evolution, old and new.)
      • FAILURE OF THE FIRST EVOLUTIONISTS TO SEE THEIR POSITION AS TELEOLOGICAL.  (chapter iv. of evolution, old and new.)
      • THE TELEOLOGICAL EVOLUTION OF ORGANISM.  (chapter v. of evolution, old and new.)
      • BUFFON—MEMOIR.  (chapter viii. of evolution, old and new.)
      • BUFFON’S METHOD—THE IRONICAL CHARACTER OF HIS WORK.  (chapter ix. of evolution, old and new.)
    • IMPOTENCE OF PALEY’S CONCLUSION.  THE TELEOLOGY OF THE EVOLUTIONIST.  (from chapter iii. of evolution, old and new.)
    • FAILURE OF THE FIRST EVOLUTIONISTS TO SEE THEIR POSITION AS TELEOLOGICAL.  (chapter iv. of evolution, old and new.)
    • THE TELEOLOGICAL EVOLUTION OF ORGANISM.  (chapter v. of evolution, old and new.)
    • BUFFON—MEMOIR.  (chapter viii. of evolution, old and new.)
    • BUFFON’S METHOD—THE IRONICAL CHARACTER OF HIS WORK.  (chapter ix. of evolution, old and new.)
    • EXTRACTS FROM UNCONSCIOUS MEMORY.
      • RECAPITULATION AND STATEMENT OF AN OBJECTION.  (chapter x. of unconscious memory.) [181a]
      • ON CYCLES.  (chapter xi. of unconscious memory.)
      • REPUTATION—MEMORY AT ONCE A PROMOTER AND A DISTURBER OF UNIFORMITY OF ACTION AND STRUCTURE.  (chapter xii. of unconscious memory.)
      • CONCLUSION.  (chapter xiii. of unconscious memory.)
    • RECAPITULATION AND STATEMENT OF AN OBJECTION.  (chapter x. of unconscious memory.) [181a]
    • ON CYCLES.  (chapter xi. of unconscious memory.)
    • REPUTATION—MEMORY AT ONCE A PROMOTER AND A DISTURBER OF UNIFORMITY OF ACTION AND STRUCTURE.  (chapter xii. of unconscious memory.)
    • CONCLUSION.  (chapter xiii. of unconscious memory.)
    • REMARKS ON MR. ROMANES’ MENTAL EVOLUTION IN ANIMALS. [228a]
    • REMARKS ON MR. ROMANES’ MENTAL EVOLUTION IN ANIMALS—(continued).
    • REMARKS ON MR. ROMANES’ MENTAL EVOLUTION IN ANIMALS—(concluded).
      • POSTSCRIPT.
    • POSTSCRIPT.
    • EXTRACTS FROM “ALPS AND SANCTUARIES OP PIEDMONT AND THE CANTON TICINO.”
      • DALPE, PRATO, ROSSURA.  (from chapter iii. of alps and sanctuaries.) [255]
      • CALONICO.  (from chapter v. of alps and sanctuaries.)
      • PIORA.  (from chapter vi. of alps and sanctuaries.) [275]
      • S. MICHELE AND MONTE PIRCHIRIANO.  (extracts from chapters vii. and x. of alps and sanctuaries.)
      • CONSIDERATIONS ON THE DECLINE OF ITALIAN ART.  (from chapter xiii. of alps and sanctuaries.)
      • SANCTUARIES OF OROPA AND GRAGLIA.  (from chapters xv. and xvi. of alps and sanctuaries.)
    • DALPE, PRATO, ROSSURA.  (from chapter iii. of alps and sanctuaries.) [255]
    • CALONICO.  (from chapter v. of alps and sanctuaries.)
    • PIORA.  (from chapter vi. of alps and sanctuaries.) [275]
    • S. MICHELE AND MONTE PIRCHIRIANO.  (extracts from chapters vii. and x. of alps and sanctuaries.)
    • CONSIDERATIONS ON THE DECLINE OF ITALIAN ART.  (from chapter xiii. of alps and sanctuaries.)
    • SANCTUARIES OF OROPA AND GRAGLIA.  (from chapters xv. and xvi. of alps and sanctuaries.)
    • A PSALM OF MONTREAL.
    • Works by the same Author.
    • Footnotes:
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