Samuel Alexander Quote: “Desire then is the invasion of…”

Desire then is the invasion of the whole self by the wish, which, as it invades, sets going more and more of the psychical processes; but at the same time, so long as it remains desire, does not succeed in getting possession of the self.

Samuel Alexander


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Name: Samuel Alexander
Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Australian
Birthday: January 6, 1859
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