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Wilhelm Wundt

M. Gail Hamner

in American Pragmatism: A Religious Genealogy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155471
eISBN:
9780199834266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155475.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter (and the last) deals with the texts of two German thinkers who were widely read by Charles Sanders Peirce and William James – Hermann von Helmholtz and Wilhelm Wundt. They clarify the ... More


Wilhelm Wundt’s grand synthesis

Willem J.M. Levelt

in A History of Psycholinguistics: The Pre-Chomskyan Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653669
eISBN:
9780191742040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653669.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents Wilhelm Wundt's summary of empirical approaches and major advances in the study of language in the brain, sign language studies, and language acquisition. It includes ... More


American Pragmatism: A Religious Genealogy

M. Gail Hamner

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155471
eISBN:
9780199834266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155475.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The development of pragmatism is the most important achievement in the history of American philosophy. M. Gail Hamner here examines the European roots of the movement in a search for what makes ... More


Kinaesthetic Knowing: The Nineteenth-Century Biography of Another Kind of Knowledge

Zeynep Çelik Alexander

in Kinaesthetic Knowing: Aesthetics, Epistemology, Modern Design

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226485201
eISBN:
9780226485348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226485348.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The chapter focuses on the nineteenth-century history of kinaesthetic knowing, starting with Hermann von Helmholtz’s theorization of Kennen, knowledge based on immediate experience, versus Wissen, ... More


I Could Not Help Wondering: On Boder's Biography and the Idea of Testimony

Alan Rosen

in The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395129
eISBN:
9780199866588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395129.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter roots the interview project in Boder's Jewish European life and training as well as his transplanted North American surroundings. Little has been previously done to provide a life ... More


Hermann von Helmholtz

M. Gail Hamner

in American Pragmatism: A Religious Genealogy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155471
eISBN:
9780199834266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155475.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter and the next deals with the texts of two German thinkers who were widely read by Charles Sanders Peirce and William James – the German psychologists Hermann von Helmholtz and Wilhelm ... More


The Mind Has a Body: Psychology and Intelligent Machines in the Nineteenth Century

John A. Goldsmith and Bernard Laks

in Battle in the Mind Fields

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226550800
eISBN:
9780226550947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226550947.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores the rise of psychology in German and France during the nineteenth century, and the importation of German academic psychology to the United States through psychologists like E. ... More


A new cross-linguistic perspective and linguistic relativity

Willem J.M. Levelt

in A History of Psycholinguistics: The Pre-Chomskyan Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653669
eISBN:
9780191742040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653669.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter contrasts Wilhelm Wundt's ‘vertical’ perspective with the newly developing ‘horizontal’ perspective found in Edward Sapir's citation. It discusses ‘verticalism’ and several of its ... More


G. Stanley Hall and the Child Study Movement

Alice Boardman Smuts

in Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108972
eISBN:
9780300128475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108972.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses a new scientific psychology, modeled on the physical sciences, which emerged in Europe in the 1860s. It first flourished in Germany, and reached America in the 1870s. It was ... More


Psychometrics and Psychological Tests

Steven J. Osterlind

in The Error of Truth: How History and Mathematics Came Together to Form Our Character and Shape Our Worldview

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198831600
eISBN:
9780191869532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831600.003.0016
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter is devoted to describing the notables of psychometrics and psychological testing and how their efforts contributed to quantification. By this point, quantification is decidedly moving ... More


Consciousness of Action as an Embodied Consciousness

Marc Jeannerod

in Does Consciousness Cause Behavior?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162371
eISBN:
9780262281690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162371.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

People generally remain unaware of many of their own actions, in part because, even when an action is consciously executed, its memory trace does not last long and is thus quickly forgotten. Some ... More


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