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Constructive conscious control of the individual

Author: F Matthias Alexander; John Dewey
Publisher: London : Mouritz, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F Matthias Alexander; John Dewey
ISBN: 9780956849892 095684989X 9780956849854 0956849857
OCLC Number: 985607089
Notes: "First published September 1923"--Title page verso.
"The present edition consists of Alexander's authorised 1946 edition."--Page [4] of cover.
Description: 250 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface to new edition --
Preface --
Introduction by John Dewey --
Part one. Sensory appreciation in its relation to man's evolutionary development --
Part two. Sensory appreciation in its relation to learning and learning to do --
Education and re-education --
Incorrect conception --
Imperfect sensory appreciation --
Illustration --
Respiratory mechanisms --
Unduly excited fear reflexes, uncontrolled emotions and fixed prejudices --
Psycho-physical equilibrium --
Part three. Sensory appreciation in its relation to man's needs --
"Knowing oneself" --
Imitation --
Concentration and the sustained (continuous) projection of orders --
Memory and feeling --
Complexity and complications in relation to stress and strain --
Part four. Sensory appreciation in its relation to happiness --
Conclusions --
Psycho-physical attitude.
Responsibility: F. Matthias Alexander ; introduction by John Dewey.

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