A New View of Insanity : The Duality of the Mind Proved by the Structure, Functions and Diseases of the Brain and by the Phenomena of Mental Derangeme


A New View of Insanity : The Duality of the Mind Proved by the Structure, Functions and Diseases of the Brain and by the Phenomena of Mental Derangeme

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Table of Contents

    Chapter I Introduction; Unsettled State of     3  (5)
Mental Philosophy; A new Instrument for its
Investigation; Mind and Soul
Chapter II Origin of the Work; Rev. J. 8 (4)
Barlow on Man's Power over himself to
prevent and control Insanity; High
Intellectual Cultivation of the Clergy;
There can be no discrepancy between the
Word and the Works of God
Chapter III Description of the Brain 12 (7)
adapted to Non-Medical Readers; Functions
of the Brain
Chapter IV The Duality of the Mind; 19 (6)
Propositions to be proved; Results if proved
Chapter V Disclaimer of Materialism; Mind 25 (5)
in its popular sense connected with the
Material World by means of our Physical
Organization; Use of the Ganglionic System
Chapter VI Progress of my own Convictions; 30 (12)
Proofs that one Cerebrum may be destroyed
yet the Mind remain entire; Examples from
Conolly, Johnson, Cruveilhier, Abercrombie,
Ferriar, O'Halloran, and others;
Reflections; Case of Cardinal, from Dr.
Bright's Work; Early Remarks of Dr. Gall
Chapter VII Quotation from Quarterly 42 (8)
Review; Comparison with a Theatre; Pinel;
Double Volition from Cerebral disturbance,
caused by great anxiety
Chapter VIII False Perceptions; Errors of 50 (14)
the Organs of Sense; Example of Delusion;
My own Delusion; Case of Nicolai and Dr.
Bostock; Case of Cerebral disturbance from
diffused Gout; Double Mind; Self-Restraint;
Case of Moral Insanity
Chapter IX Sentiment of Pre-existence; 64 (12)
Explanation; Princess Charlotte's Funeral;
Impressions on the Senses; Phrenology;
Clergyman with opposing Convictions;
Remarks of Mr. Solly; Cerebellum;
Antagonism of the two Brains
Chapter X Examination of the Opinions of 76 (13)
Dr. Holland; Comparison of the Theory with
a new Railway; The Brain as a Double Organ;
Examples of the Double Mind; Inferences;
Mode in which alone they can be drawn from
Examination after death of the Insane
Chapter XI Power of resting one Brain; 89 (12)
Castle Building; Case of Delusion from
Pride; Another from Reverse of Fortune;
Equivocal Hallucination; Case of a Painter;
Gentleman who saw his own self; Lady who
thought herself Mary Queen of Scots
Chapter XII Dr. Abercrombie's Treatise on 101(11)
the Mental Powers; Cases of Hallucination;
Cerebral disturbance without Disease;
Morbid appearances on Dissection;
Hallucination confined to a single point;
Nature and Causes of Insanity;
Circumstances in which argument may be
addressed to the Insane
Chapter XIII Two Processes carried on 112(11)
together; Counting Steps; Objections to the
Explanation; The animal is created Dual at
first; Gradually joined; Moral
Responsibility; Considerations on
Phrenology; Differences in Form and Texture
at the base of the Brain
Chapter XIV Phrenology continued; Case of 123(9)
Spectral Illusions, and commencement of
Moral Insanity, cured by Bleeding; other
Cases; Mental Pictures by an Artist;
Inability to remember Faces; Inability to
distinguish Dreams from Realities; Robert
Hall and Cowper
Chapter XV Diffused Disorder affects only 132(14)
one side; Death of Dr. Wollaston;
Imbecility compatible with high Moral
qualities; Story of the two Children;
Character changed by a Spicula of Bone;
Case of antagonist Convictions in a
Chapter XVI Case of Mr. Percival; 146(11)
Reflections; Diseased Volitions
Chapter XVII Definition of Insanity; 157(24)
Comparison of the Watch; Dr. Conolly's
Inquiry into the Indications of Insanity;
Proofs of Double Mind in that Work;
Examples of rapid Transition of Thought; Of
two concurrent Trains of Thought; Forms of
Mental disturbance; Mr. Barlow; Examples of
two antagonist Volitions; Moral and Medical
objects of Dr. Conolly's work
Chapter XVIII Apology for quoting largely 181(12)
from established Writers; Long case of
Moral Insanity from Dr. Pritchard; Remarks
thereon; Danger of allowing large latitude
to equivocal Responsibility; Progress of
Depravity; Other Cases from Dr. Pritchard;
Dr. Hawkins; Early Inference drawn by
myself from similar cases
Chapter XIX Progress of Insanity; 193(12)
Unimportance of the Mode in which it is
manifested; Varieties in the condition of
the Blood; Miracles; False Perceptions;
Nature of Insanity; Catalepsy; Ganglionic
System; Rarity of Insanity; Moral
Chapter XX Difficulty of deciding the Point 205(14)
at which Insanity begins; Mathematicians
and Artists; Increase of Mental Powers;
Madness of Volition; Negligent Volition;
Power of controlling Hereditary tendency to
Insanity; Self-control of Lunatics; Medical
Chapter XXI Distinction between Folly and 219(20)
Imbecility; Possibility of cultivating an
imperfect Brain into average Intellect;
Education not to be hurried; Frauds of
Tutors; Precocious Intellect; Examples of
Cruelty in forcing premature Development; A
peculiar form of Cerebral Irregularity; Dr.
Haslam on Sound Mind and Insanity; Power of
selecting or discarding a subject of
Thought; Associations
Chapter XXII Hysteria; Hypochondriasis; 239(7)
Chapter XXIII Difficulty of obtaining 246(8)
information of the early Pathological
State; Dr. Greding's Reports; Impropriety
of classing Idiots with the Insane;
Attempts to educate Idiots; Opinions of
Georget on Disease of the Brain as the
cause of Insanity
Chapter XXIV Change in the Brain from 254(13)
exercise of its Fibres; Instinct and
Reason; Jacobi's Remarks on the Intellect
of Insects; Ratiocination of an Elephant
and of Spiders
Chapter XXV Dr. Macnish, on the Philosophy 267(15)
of Sleep; Argumentative Dreams; Conscience;
Somnambulism; Absence of Mind; Moral
Apoplexy; Speech given by Terror; Coma;
Sudden Restoration of the Faculties
Chapter XXVI Dr. Brigham on the Effect of 282(7)
Mental Cultivation; Mind and Soul; Gradual
extinction of Faculties by Pressure on the
Brain; Restoration on removing it; Summary
of the Argument on the distinction between
Mind and Soul
Chapter XXVII Double or alternate 289(6)
Consciousness; Double Identity; Four States
of the Brain from Injury; Explanation of
the alternate Consciousness; Action of the
Cerebral Fibres; their number; Powers of
the Microscope
Chapter XXVIII Rev. J. Barlow on the 295(10)
connexion between Physiology and
Intellectual Philosophy; State of the Brain
when its higher Faculties are not called
into action; Reason why there should be Two
Organs of Thought; Mr. Hewitt Watson's
Essay on the use of the Double Brain
Chapter XXIX Power of abstaining from Evil; 305(12)
Calvinistic Doctrines; Great Concert of
Nature; Effect of the new Theory, if
adopted; Quotation from J. B. Rousseau;
Change by Conversion; Proposal of early
restraint in Insanity; Amendment of the
Criminal Law; Concluding Parable
Appendix I On the Influence of Religion on 317(9)
Appendix II Conjectures on the Nature of the 326(10)
Mental Operations
Appendix III On the Management of Lunatic 336