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Aristotle (Ἀριστοτέλης, 384-322 BC).—Aristotle supposed that the seat of the soul was in the heart; and he came to thisconclusion by observing (1) that the diseases of the heart are the most rapidly and certainly fatal, (2) that psychical affections, such as fear, sorrow, and joy causean immediate disturbance of the heart, (3) and that the heart is the part which is the first to he formed in the embryo.
The Upanishadic psychology agrees with the Aristotelian in locating the soul in the heart. We have already seen how important a part the “pericardium” plays in the Upanishadic psychology of sleep. The Upanishadic philosophers felt no difficulty in locating the soul in the heart; and it is not till we reach a later era in the evolution of Indian thought that we find that the seat of consciousness is transferred from the heart to the brain.Source: A constructive survey of Upanishadic Philosophy: Varieties of Psychological Reflection
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Part I - The Manual And The History Of Psychology < [Introductory Essay]
Part II - The Date Of The Manual < [Introductory Essay]
Part V - On The Chief Subject Of Inquiry < [Introductory Essay]
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Appendix 2.3 - Poison-Damsels < [Appendices]
Vetāla 11: King Dharmadhvaja and his Three Very Sensitive Wives < [Appendix 6.1 - The Twenty-five Tales of a Vetāla]
Vetāla 15: The Magic Pill < [Appendix 6.1 - The Twenty-five Tales of a Vetāla]
The Natyashastra (by Bharata-muni)
Part 2 - The Ancient Indian Theory of Drama < [Introduction, part 1]
Part 8 - The Date of the Nāṭyaśāstra < [Introduction, part 1]
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Chapter XXIII - Members of a Syllogism (avayava) < [Part II - Logic and Epistemology]
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