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1st Edition

Michotte's Experimental Phenomenology of Perception

ISBN 9781138995826
Published December 18, 2015 by Routledge
272 Pages

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Book Description

This volume of collected papers, with the accompanying essays by the editors, is the definitive source book for the work of this important experimental psychologist. Originally published in 1991, it offered previously inaccessible essays by Albert Michotte on phenomenal causality, phenomenal permanence, phenomenal reality, and perception and cognition. Within these four sections are the most significant and representative of the Belgian psychologist's research in the area of experimental phenomenology. Extremely insightful introductions by the editors are included that place the essays in context. Michotte's ideas have played an important role in much research on the development of perception, and his work on social perception continues to be influential in social psychology. The book also includes some lesser-known aspects of his work that are equally important; for example, a remarkable set of articles on pictorial analysis.

Table of Contents

Preface  Part 1: General Introduction  Part 2: Phenomenal Causality  Part 3: Phenomenal Permanence  Part 4: Phenomenal Reality  Part 5: Perception and Cognition.  Albert Michotte 1881-1965: Bibliography

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