The International
SOCIETY FOR GESTALT THEORY AND ITS APPLICATIONS



has granted the


Wolfgang Metzger Award 2005


to

Fredrik SUNDQVIST (Göteborg)
in recognition to his research publication

Perceptual Dynamics
Theoretical Foundations and Philosophical Implications of Gestalt Psychology


The publication winning the Wolfgang Metzger Award 2005 is the doctoral dissertation of Dr. Sundqvist. It has been published as No. 16 of the series Acta Philosophica Gothoburgensia, Göteborg University (ISBN 91-7346-486-4). The award ceremony and the award winner's lecture took place at the 14th Scientific Convention of the GTA (February 24-27, 2005, Medical University Graz / Austria).

A series of articles - "The Crossroads Between Empiricism and Rationalism" - based on the award winning publication has been published in 2007 in the international multidisciplinary journal Gestalt Theory:

Please contact the publishing house if you want to acquire copies of these articles: Email to Wolfgang Krammer, Publishing house

This award - presented by the international multidisciplinary Society for Gestalt Theory and its Applications (GTA)- is named in honor of our late honorary chairman Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Metzger who was one of the most eminent exponents of the second generation of the Berlin school of Gestalt theory.

Picture of Prof. Metzger
The Wolfgang Metzger Page
[W. Metzger Bibliography of Publications in English, French, Italian, Japanese and Spanish]


To qualify for this award applicants had to submit a scientific paper (in German or English language) which contributes to research or application on basis of Gestalt theory in the natural sciences, the humanities, the social sciences, or the economic sciences; e.g. the paper could deal with a subject from psychology, medicine, architecture, or any other field of research or application based on Gestalt theory.
Applicants were invited to submit either master theses or theses or papers written specifically for this award.



Click here for information about the Wolfgang Metzger Award 2007 !

Click here for information about the Wolfgang Metzger Award 2002 !

Click here for information about the Wolfgang Metzger Award 1999 !

The Wolfgang Metzger Page
[W. Metzger Bibliography of Publications in English, French, Italian, Japanese and Spanish]


Wolfgang METZGERs "Psychologie. Die Entwicklung ihrer Grundannahmen seit der Einführung des Experiments" (first edition published in 1941) has been published in its 6th edition recently by the Wolfgang Krammer Verlag, Vienna, 2001. Order this new edition by email or via the website of the publishing house (407 pages; price: EUR 45,--).


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