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W. D. M.
1893 Mind  
and that consequently our freedom is very limited in range ". Regularity in social action, as shown by statistics, «.y-, in those of thieving, only proves the existence of approximately constant quanta of need, of needy persons, of opportunities, and of moral strength and weakness. Social statistics reveal unquestionably the prevalence in every direction of law, but this proves, not determinism, but the existence of an Orderer who is able to combine in the same universe both liberty and law.
more » ... liberty and law. The procedure in the book is a detailed review and criticism of the theories of the Lombroso school, the physiological psychologists, and of some modern Determinist metaphysicians, viz., Schopenhauer, Bee, Paulaen, and Hoffding.
doi:10.1093/mind/ii.7.407-a fatcat:5dlf7mcr7reyxekbzf3pjkimku