MORGAN, C. Lloyd

Title Habit and Instinct
Publisher London Edward Arnold
Date 1896
Book ID 37225
First Edition  


A very good copy in original green buckram. Clean and tight. Spine lettered gilt. Lemercier (Lemerciergravure, Paris) engraving as frontis., tissue protected. 32pp publisher's catalogue, dated 1896, bound-in back. Used; Very Good Conwy Lloyd Morgan (1852 – 1936) was a British ethnologist and psychologist remembered for his theory of emergent evolution, and for the experimental approach to animal psychology now known as Morgan's Canon, a principle that played a major role in behaviourism. "The position of Prof. Lloyd Morgan with regard to the inheritance of acquired habits, is well known, - being a partial compromise between the Weismannian and Lamarckian views, although leaning decidedly towards the former" T. J. McC, The Monist 1897.
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