The Science of Law

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D. Appleton, 1874 - 417 páginas
 

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Página 411 - Lichens, Fungi). Prof. HERMANN (University of Zurich). Respiration. Prof. LEUCKART (University of Leipsic). Outlines of Animal Organization. Prof. LIEBREICH (University of Berlin). Outlines of Toxicology. Prof. KUNDT (University of Strasburg).
Página 411 - Forthcoming Volumes. Prof. W. KiNGDON CLIFFORD, MA The First Principles of the Exact Sciences explained to the Non-mathematical. Prof. TH HUXLEY, LL.D., FRS Bodily Motion and Consciousness.
Página 226 - At all events, when the Roman community conceived itself to be injured, the analogy of a personal wrong received was carried out to its consequences with absolute literalness, and the State avenged itself by a single act on the individual wrong-doer. The result was that, in the infancy of the commonwealth, every offence vitally touching its security or its interests was punished by a separate enactment of the legislature.
Página 412 - We refrain from giving a fuller account of these suggestive essays, only because we are sure that our readers will find it worth their while to peruse the book for themselves ; and we sincerely hope that the forthcoming parts of the 'International Scientific Series' will be as interesting."-
Página 357 - And in the world of law no less than in the physical world, every commotion and conflict of the elements has left its mark behind in some break or irregularity of the strata...
Página 412 - Tyndall, was a model of lucid and attractive scientific exposition ; and now we have a second, by Mr. Walter Bagehot, which is not only very lucid and charming, but also original and suggestive in the highest degree. Nowhere since the publication of Sir Henry Maine's 'Ancient Law,' have we seen so many fruitful thoughts suggested in the course of a couple of hundred pages. . . . To do justice to Mr. Bagehot's fertile book, would require a long article. With the best of intentions, we are conscious...
Página 415 - IX. Responsibility in Mental Disease. By HENRY MAUDSLEY, MD, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians ; Professor of Medical Jurisprudence in University College, London. I vol., I2mo. Cloth Price, $1.50. " Having lectured in a medical college on Mental Disease, this book has been a feast to us.
Página 415 - Most persons claim to know how to walk, but few could explain the mechanical principles involved in this most ordinary transaction, and will be surprised that the movements of bipeds and quadrupeds, the darting and rushing motion of fish, and the erratic flight of the denizens of the air. are not only anoloerous, but can be reduced to similar formula.
Página 412 - The ' Forms of Water,' by Professor Tyndall, is an interesting and instructive little volume, admirably printed and illustrated. Prepared expressly for this series, it is in some measure a guarantee of the excellence of the volumes that will follow, and an indication that the publishers will spare no pains to include in the series the freshest investigations of the best scientific minds.
Página 413 - Bain's own theory of the connection between the mental and the bodily part in man is stated by himself to be as follows : There is ' one substance, with two sets of properties, two sides, the physical and the mental— a double-faced unity.

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