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|Even as the discourse of habit took shape in psychology studies, self-help tracts, and social reform inquiries, its aesthetic realization in the novel performed the crucial task of synthesizing these psychological and sociological ...|
Bartlett Jere Whiting - 1977 - 555 pages
|H2 Habit (Custom, Use) is a second nature 1797 Makemie Writings 182: Habit |
becomes fixed like a second nature. 1757 Smith Works I2. 96: Custom ... is justly
called a second nature. 1776 WStewart in Naval Documents 5.70: I . . . asked him
|Combining careful interpretive analysis with wide-ranging historical scholarship, Chandler presents a challenging new account of the political views implicit in Wordsworth's major works.|
|The stories that Duhigg has knitted together are all fascinating in their own right, but take on an added dimension when wedded to his examination of habits.”— Associated Press “There’s been a lot of research over the past several ...|
|Habit is second nature. — Such action as this is consensual ; — we have |
endeavoured to give its physical explanation in the foregoing chapter. When the
power of acquired habit becomes so complete that it can be exerted
independently of ...
Crina Archer, Laura Ephraim, Lida Maxwell - 2013 - 224 pages
|new habit, a new instinct, a second nature, so that our first nature withers away.”|
33 We create for ourselves a “second nature,” allowing our “custom— ary
inherited nature” to “atrophy.” This, he admits, can be a disheartening and even ...
Tom Sparrow, Adam Hutchinson - 2013 - 356 pages
|This supposition illuminates his profession that he wants to be seen in his “simple|
, natural, ordinary” mode, “without straining or artifice. ... 2 Montaigne is not the
first to use the word for custom, as opposed to habit, to refer to second nature.
|In focusing on the perfective nature of a habit it is clear that he is discussing |
habits as virtues. ...and by perfect I mean that which is disposed in accordance
with its nature. . . .for when the mode is suitable to the thing's nature, it has the
aspect of ...
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