Principles Of Gestalt Psychology

  title={Principles Of Gestalt Psychology},
  author={Kurt Koffka},
Routledge is now re-issuing this prestigious series of 204 volumes originally published between 1910 and 1965. The titles include works by key figures such asC.G. Jung, Sigmund Freud, Jean Piaget, Otto Rank, James Hillman, Erich Fromm, Karen Horney and Susan Isaacs. Each volume is available on its own, as part of a themed mini-set, or as part of a specially-priced 204-volume set. A brochure listing each title in the "International Library of Psychology" series is available upon request. 
The concept of Gestalt in the light of modern logic
In 1890 Christian von Ehrenfels published his well-known treatise "Uber 'GestaltqualiHiten"'l, which has had a revolutionary impact on psychology, but up to now by no means a generally recognized instrument of scientific thought.
Following the images of Gestaltpsychologie of WERTHEIMER, KÖHLER and KOFFKA in 20th century philosophical, epistemological, psychological and science-historical literature may be puzzling.
Gestalt Theory
The Gestalt school of psychological thought originated in Germany early in the 20 th century (for a comprehensive review, see Koffka, 1935). It is best known for its theoretical and empirical
THE GESTALT PHENOMENA AND ARCHETYPICAL RATIONALISM The Crossroads Between Empiricism and Rationalism : Part I
In my doctoral thesis, Perceptual Dynamics. Theoretical foundations and philosophical implications of Gestalt psychology (Sundqvist 2003), I made an attempt to present the philosophical relevance of
Merleau-Ponty’s Immanent Critique of Gestalt Theory
Merleau-Ponty’s appropriation of Gestalt theory in The Structure of Behavior is central to his entire corpus. Yet commentators exhibit little agreement about what lesson is to be learned from his
Edwin G. Boring: The Historian's Path in the Pages of The American Journal of Psychology.
A central objective is to show how Boring shared the values of his structuralist training with the emerging American schools and how time allowed him to reconsider his approach to history and the legacy of his iconic mentor, Edward Bradford Titchener.
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A quarter of a century ago, Koffka referred to psychology as "a science which for such a long time has done all it could to disparage the idea of an ego" (I, p. 331). He noted that many psychology
History of psychology.
The editor of History of Psychology discusses her plan to vary the journal's content and expand its scope in specific ways. The first is to introduce a "Spotlight" feature, a relatively brief,
ne would expect the study of literary prosody, of all disciplines, to focus on the phenomenon of reading. Its ostensible subject is the rhythms and patterns of sound in poetry, and these cannot be
A century of Gestalt psychology in visual perception: II. Conceptual and theoretical foundations.
Our first review article (Wagemans et al., 2012) on the occasion of the centennial anniversary of Gestalt psychology focused on perceptual grouping and figure-ground organization. It concluded that