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The concept of Gestalt in the light of modern logic

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  title={The concept of Gestalt in the light of modern logic},
  author={K A Grelling and Paul Oppenheim},
  year={1988}
}
In 1890 Christian von Ehrenfels published his well-known treatise "Uber 'GestaltqualiHiten"'l, which has had a revolutionary impact on psychology. In the last decades this movement has spread to areas bordering on psychology, in particular to biology and the humanities. In this way the expression 'Gestalt' has become a favourite catchword, but up to now by no means a generally recognized instrument of scientific thought; indeed some researchers altogether deny the fruitfulness of the concept of… 

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