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Contributions to the Analysis of the Sensations


PROF. MACH has expressed his approval of this translation of his “Beiträge zur Analyse der Empfindungen.” For the most part it has been excellently rendered into English; but occasionally there are sentences that read queerly—e.g. “Relatively greater permanency exhibit, first, certain complexes of colours,” &c. (p. 2); “Merely its application is not complete” (p. 32); “Different is my opinion with regard to Strieker's views on language”(p. 131); “If the process is over with …”(p. 157).

Contributions to the Analysis of the Sensations.

By Dr. E. Mach, Professor of the History and Theory of Inductive Science in the University of Vienna. Translated by C. M. Williams. Pp. xi + 208. (Chicago: Open Court Publishing Co., 1897.)

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PV. Contributions to the Analysis of the Sensations. Nature 56, 340–341 (1897).

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