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Title Edgar Rubin and psychology in Denmark : figure and ground / Jörgen L. Pind.
Publication Info. Cham : Springer, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource.
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Series History and philosophy of psychology, 1572-1914
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents 1. Growing up in Copenhagen -- Copenhagen, 1833 -- Jews in Denmark -- Family and early years -- Education -- Gazing into the heavenly light -- 2. Psychology without a soul -- The lure of metaphysical longings -- A bon papa sort of man -- A quality of familiarity -- Food for thought -- Tutorials in the Philosophical Factory -- 3. Apprentice in Lehman's Laboratory -- The psychologist dares not experiment on the soul -- The intrepid experimenter -- Aristotle and Socrates in Copenhagen -- Ekliptika -- Paradoxical warmth -- Magister artium -- 4. Triumph and tragedy in academia -- Sympathetic understanding -- Purgatory in Gt tingen -- Hffding's last lecture -- Rubin's revolution in perception -- The boat of my soul staggers -- Hffding's successor -- 5. Philosopher or psychologist -- Competing for a professorate -- The metaphysician in overalls -- Lehmann's successor -- The end of an era -- Drawn unto the Gestalt bandwagon -- 6. The aspective psychologist -- Explorations in the human sensorium -- An old-fashioned introspectionist -- Playing the part of your bad conscience -- Popularizing psychology -- Pest over Europe -- A taste for England -- Aspective Psychology -- Occupation, arrest, and the flight to Sweden -- 7. Final years and legacy -- The return from Sweden -- Remembering Rubin -- Rubin and Bohr -- The consummate observer -- Rubin's vase.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed August 20, 2013).
Subject Rubin, Edgar.
Psychology -- Denmark -- History.
Psychologists -- Denmark -- Biography.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
ISBN 9783319010625 (electronic bk.)
331901062X (electronic bk.)
UPC # 10.1007/978-3-319-01062-5 doi
OCLC # EBC1398629
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