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In this excerpt, William Godwin claims that "benevolent feeling" comes from the heart and guides behavior and decisions. This hypothesis differs from that of Locke, who would say that our decisions are guided by our experiences and the reflection…

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This is an image of the brain of Charles J Guiteau who shot president Garfield in 1881. With this specimen, you can see a real life "guilty mind." Guiteau was hung in 1882 where his brain was saved. Experts of the time said that the lob-sidedness or…

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The base of the brain and the spinal cord are at left. The spinal cord and vertebrae are at right. This exhibit is part of the collections held at the Javier Puerta Museum of Anatomy, at the Faculty of Medicine of the Complutense University of…

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17th - 18th century woman's head, carved in sandstone. From pagoda / temple in Burma. Mounted on a light sandstone base.

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The definition of Phrenology as defined in the Webster's Academic Dictionary, circa 1895.

A metaphor from The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne, in which he mocks Locke

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This book written in 1810 analyzing the passions and how they affect the human mind.

In this quote Adam Smith describes how a human craves for attention and affection. This can be clearly connected in context of Fantomina who constantly changed her personality to satisfy her such needs.

An annotated excerpt of "The Case of Madame Mary Carleton" where she describes women who have done things similar to her and how she does not view her actions as immoral.

Fantomina writes letters to Beauplaisir as multiple characters, and receives responses from each of them. The annotations explore the complexity of their relationship and what her initial response means.
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