Gustav Theodor Fechner (1801-1887) was a German physicist, psychologist, and philosopher, best known to historians of science as the founder of psychophysics, the experimental study of the relation between mental and physical processes. Michael Heidelberger's exhaustive exploration of Fechner's writings, in relation to current issues in the field, successfully reestablishes Fechner's place in the history and philosophy of science....
By Michael Heidelberger
Paperback: 456 pages
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press; 1 edition (May 18, 2018)
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 533006
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This amazingly thoughful study of the 19th-century influence of physicist, psychophysicist, estheticist and philosopher Gustav Fechner (1801-1987)provides a compehensive analysis of the intellectual crosscurrents of 19th-century European thought. Fec