New York: The Free Press of Glencoe, 1963.
Hardcover. 8 5/8" X 6". xvi, 428pp. Moderate wear to unclipped dust jacket, with small open tears to edges and extremities, dust soiling, and edgewear. Gray cloth over boards, with spine lettered in red. Mild edgewear and sunning to binding. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Occasional annotations inked to pages. Binding is firm and sound. A presentable 1963 printing of the work of phenomenologist and neurologist Erwin Straus (1891-1975), pioneer of anthropological medicine and psychiatry and Black Mountain College professor. From front flap: "By challenging the philosophical basis for the contemporary mystique of objective experimentation, The Primary World of Senses answers the need for a detailed explication of how Cartesian metaphysics has worked powerfully against scientific psychology." Good + / good. Item #4946