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Question
Who wrote: "The concept of the unconscious has long been knocking
at the gates of psychology and asking to be let in.
Philosophy and literature have often toyed with it, but science
could find no use for it. Psycho-analysis has seized upon the concept,
has taken it seriously and has given it fresh content"?
Answer
Sigmund Freud


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Flashcard 1332483853580

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Who and where wrote: "We must break the habit of positing
ever-more-central observers. As a transitional crutch,
we can reconceive of the process as not knowledge-by-observation
but on the model of hearsay.
I believe that p because I have been told by a reliable source that p.
By whom? By myself - or at any rate, by one or more of my "agents"."?
Answer
Daniel Dennett in Consciousness Explained


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Flashcard 1332488572172

Question
To which species is Sylvia Plath likely to be referring to in this fragment:
"In the rectory garden on his evening walk
Paced brisk Father Shawn. A cold day, a sodden one it was
In black Novemeber. After a sliding rain
Dew stood in chill sweat on each stalk,
Each thorn; spiring from wet earth, a blue haze
Hung caught in dark-webbed branches like a fabulous heron."?
Answer
[Ardea cinerea, Common heron]


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Dialogue Between Ghost and Priest - Sylvia Plath
host and Priest - Sylvia Plath internal.org poets >> Poets >> Sylvia Plath >> Dialogue Between Ghost and Priest Dialogue Between Ghost and Priest by Sylvia Plath <span>In the rectory garden on his evening walk Paced brisk Father Shawn. A cold day, a sodden one it was In black Novemeber. After a sliding rain Dew stood in chill sweat on each stalk, Each thorn; spiring from wet earth, a blue haze Hung caught in dark-webbed branches like a fabulous heron. Hauled sudden from solitude, Hair prickling on his head, Father Shawn perceived a ghost Shaping itself from that mist. 'How now,' Father Shawn crisply addressed







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Question
To which species is Sylvia Plath likely to be referring to in this fragment:
"From that pale mist
Ghost swore to priest:
'There sits no higher court
Than man's red heart.' "?
Answer
[Homo sapiens]


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Dialogue Between Ghost and Priest - Sylvia Plath
bbornness-- A soul grown feverish, clutching its dead body-tree Like a last storm-crossed leaf? Best get you gone To judgment in a higher court of grace. Repent, depart, before God's trump-crack splits the sky.' <span>From that pale mist Ghost swore to priest: 'There sits no higher court Than man's red heart.' Home Poets <span><body><html>