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The Universal Constant in Living (Mouritz 2000 edition)

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Alexander Technique
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Mouritz 2000 edition
234 x 153 mm.
ISBN 0952557444 / 978-0952557449
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The scholarly edition, very detailed with 207 notes but it gets a bit heavy.
  • Foreword by Walter Carrington
    Recent Appreciations
    A Thanks Offering (First edition)
    Appreciation by George E. Coghill
    Preface to First Edition (1941)
    Preface to New Edition (1946)
    Introductory Notes by Jean M. O. Fischer
  • The Universal Constant in Living
    i The Constant Influence of Manner of Use for Good or Ill
    ii The Constant Influence of Manner of Use in Relation to Diagnosis and Disease
    iii A Review of the Report of the Physical Education Committee of the British Medical Association
    Part 1: Fallacies and Limitations in Physical Culture
    Part 2: A New Technique for New Soldiers
    iv A Technique for Prevention
    v The Constant Influence of Manner of Use in Relation to Change
    Part 1: The Human Element
    Part 2: Procedures Involved in the Technique: First Principles in the Control of Human Reaction
    Part 3: The Fundamental Approach
    vi Physiology and Physiologists
    vii The Theory of"The Whole Man" and Its Counterpart in Practice
    viii An Osteopath's Idea of a New Technique
    ix The Test of Principle in New Ways for Old
    x A New Pattern and Working to Principle
    xi Stupidity in Living
    xii Knowing How to Stop
    xii In Conclusion
  • Appendices
    a. Extract from Some Accomplishments of the Chemist by Thomas D. Hall
    b. Excerpts from The Function of the Sub-Occipital Muscles by Dr Andrew Murdoch
    c. Excerpts from Reorientation of the View Point Upon the Study of .i.anatomy;Anatomy by Dr Mungo Douglas
    d. Excerpts from an address by John Hilton
    e. Letters regarding tic douloureux
    f. Dr Wilfred Barlow on health and disease
    g. Excerpts from Bulletins from Britain
    h. Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion in Their Relation to the Democratic Way of Life
    i. Text omitted from the 1946 edition
    j. Review"End-Gaining and Means Whereby" by Aldous Huxley
    k. Review"Finding the Whole Person" by Frank Pierce Jones
    l. Review"Power Through Posture" by Walter J. Millard
    m. Review"The Universal Constant in Living" in The Lancet
    n. Review"Conscious Control" Harry Roberts, with correspondence
    o. Review"A Product of Evolution" by Dr Mungo Douglas
    p. Review by K. A. Schrecker in Physical Education
  • Notes (207 notes by Jean M. O. Fischer)
  • References
  • Bibliography
  • Index