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    After an interval of two and a half centuries, the tradition of mystic illumination renewed itself in Italy and Germany.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    The fact that tradition hinders the individual savage from thinking logically by no means proves that he cannot think logically.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    tags: facts  thinking  savage 
     
    All along we find that social life - religion, politics, art - reflects the stages reached in the development of the knowledge of self; it shows the social uses made of this knowledge.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    The prehistorical and primitive period represents the true infancy of the mind.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    tags: true  mind 
     
    The development of the meaning attaching to the personal self, the conscious being, is the subject matter of the history of psychology.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    The reason of the close concurrence between the individuals progress and that of the race appears, therefore, when we remember the dependence of each upon the other.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    tags: progress  race 
     
    In Socrates' thought the two marks of individual self-consciousness appear; it is practical and it is social.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    tags: thoughts 
     
    In the first place, Descartes stands for the most explicit and uncompromising dualism between mind and matter.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    tags: mind 
     
    Plato stands for the union of truth and goodness in the supreme idea of God.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    tags: truth  goodness  god  ideas 
     
    Psychology more than any other science has had its pseudo-scientific no less than its scientific period.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    tags: psychology 
     
    Pythagoras took the next important step by subordinating the mere matter of nature to its essential principle of form and order, identifying the latter with reason or the soul.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    tags: nature  soul 
     
    The dualism itself becomes a sort of presupposition or datum; its terms condition the further problem.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    tags: problem 
     
    Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    Heredity provides for the modification of its own machinery.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    Like all science, psychology is knowledge; and like science again, it is knowledge of a definite thing, the mind.
    — James Mark Baldwin
    tags: mind  psychology 
     
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    james mark baldwin
    Birth    : January 12, 1861
    Death  : November 8, 1934
    Occupation  : Psychologist