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From the founders of Gestalt theory:

WERTHEIMER, Max
!!!Productive thinking (1989 paperback ed.)
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!!!Revisiting Wertheimer's Seminars. By A.S. LUCHINS (several volumes)
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KÖHLER, Wolfgang
!!!Gestalt Psychology: An Introduction to New Concepts in Modern Psychology
(1992 paperback ed.)
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!!!The Place of Value in a World of Facts (1976 ed.)
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!!!The Task of Gestalt Psychology (1969 ed.)
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!!!Dynamics in Psychology(1940)
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!!!The Mentality of Apes (1976 paperback ed.)
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!!!Wolfgang Köhler: Selected Papers (ed. by Mary Henle) (1969 ed.)
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KOFFKA, Kurt
!!!Principles of Gestalt Psychology (1967 ed.)
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!!!The Growth of the Mind (1980 paperback ed.)
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!!!Kurt Koffka - An Unwitting Self-Portrait. By Molly Harrower (1983 ed.)
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LEWIN, Kurt
!!!Resolving Social Conflicts & Field Theory in Social Science
(1997 APA ed.)
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!!!Principles of Topological Psychology (1969 ed.)
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!!!The Practical Theorist - The Life and Work of Kurt Lewin. By Alfred Marrow (1977 ed.)
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!!!The Lewin Legacy: Field Theory in Current Practice (1986 ed.)
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GOLDSTEIN, Kurt
!!!The Organism (1995 ed.)
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!!!Selected Papers / Ausgewählte Schriften
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!!!Human Nature in the Light of Psychopathology (1947 ed.)
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!!!Language and Language Disturbances (1954 ed.)
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!!!The Reach of Mind. Essays in Memory of Kurt Goldstein. Ed. by M.L. Simmel (1968 ed.)
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Important Collections

!!!A Source Book of Gestalt Psychology. By Willis. D. ELLIS (1938)
(1997 re-published by the Gestalt Journal Press; contents)
Offered by the Gestalt Journal Press
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!!!Documents of Gestalt Psychology. Ed. by Mary HENLE (1961 ed.)
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!!!Foundations of Gestalt Theory. By Barry SMITH (1988 ed.)
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!!!Field Theory as Human Science: Contributions of Lewin's Berlin Group.
Compiled with Commentary by Joseph DE RIVERA (1976 ed.)
(with translations of the early papers of M. RICKERS-OVSIANKINA, A. KARSTEN,
G. SCHWARZ, T. DEMBO, F. HOPPE)
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!!!The Lewin Legacy: Field Theory in Current Practice (1986 ed.)
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!!!The Reach of Mind. Essays in Memory of Kurt Goldstein. Ed. by M.L. Simmel (1968 ed.)
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!!!Gestalt Psychology: Its Origins, Foundations and Influence
(Ed. Stefano Poggi; International Workshop in Florence/Italy 1989)
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Gestalt Theory and Gestalt Psychology: Selected Books
(authors in alphabetical order)

ARNHEIM, Rudolf
!!!Art and Visual Perception: A Psychology of the Creative Eye (1983 ed.)
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!!!Visual Thinking (1989 ed.)
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!!!Film as Art
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!!!The Dynamics of Architectural Form (1978 ed.)
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!!!Entropy and Art (1983 ed.)
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!!!Film Essays and Criticism (1997 ed.)
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!!!New Essays on the Psychology of Art (1986 ed.)
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!!!The Split and the Structure (1997 ed.)
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ASCH, Solomon
!!!Social Psychology (1987 ed.)
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!!!The Legacy of Solomon Asch. Ed. by Irvin Rock. (1990 ed.)
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ASH, Mitchell
!!!Gestalt Psychology in German Culture, 1890-1967 (1995 ed.)
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BECK, Jacob (ed.)
!!!Organization and Representation in Perception (1982 ed.)
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FIEANDT, Kai von
!!!The Perceptual World
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HARROWER, Molly
!!!Kurt Koffka - An Unwitting Self-Portrait (1983 ed.)
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!!!The Psychologist at Work: An Introduction to Experimental Psychology (1988 ed.)
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!!!The Inside Story: Self Evaluations Reflecting Basic Rorschach Types (1974 ed.)
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HARTMANN, George Wilfried
!!!Gestalt Psychology: A Survey of Facts and Principles (1935) (1975 ed.)
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HENLE, Mary
!!!1879 and All That. Essays in the Theory and History of Psychology (1971 ed.)
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!!!Ed.: Wolfgang Köhler: Selected Papers (1971 ed.)
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!!!Historical Conceptions of Psychology (1974 ed.)
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KANIZSA, Gaetano
!!!Organization in Vision: Essays on Gestalt Perception (1979 ed.)
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KATZ, David
!!!Gestalt Psychology: Its Nature and Significance (1979 ed.)
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LUCHINS, Abraham S.
!!!A Functional Approach to Training in Clinical Psychology (1959 ed.)
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!!!Group Therapy - A Guide (1964 ed.)
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!!!Rigidity of Behavior - A Variational Approach to the Effect of Einstellung.
Co-authored by Edith H. Luchins (1959 ed.)
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!!!Logical Foundations of Mathematics for Behavioral Scientists.
Co-authored by Edith H. Luchins (1956 ed.)
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!!!Revisiting Wertheimer's Seminars.(several volumes)
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!!!The Search for Factors that Extremize the Autokinetic Effect.
Albany: State University of New York at Albany. 1969.
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MURRAY, David
!!!Gestalt Psychology and the Cognitive Revolution
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SCHLICHT, Ekkehart
!!!On Custom in the Economy
Clarendon Press, May 1998
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WALLACH, Hans
!!!On Perception
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ZAKIA, Richard D.
(photographer)
!!!Perception and Imaging. (1997 paperback ed.)
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Collections, History, Varia
!!!Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology.
Ed. by G.A. KIMBLE, C.A. BONEAU & Mich. WERTHEIMER (1996 ed.)
Including portraits of Max WERTHEIMER and Wolfgang KÖHLER
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!!!A Brief History of Psychology.
By Michael WERTHEIMER
Harcourt, 2000, 4th ed.
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A new book in German language about Gestalt theory and psychopathology:

Gerhard Stemberger (Hrsg.):

Psychische Störungen im Ich-Welt-Verhältnis

Gestalttheorie und psychotherapeutische Krankheitslehre


Click here for further information in German

Wien 2002: Verlag Wolfgang Krammer
184 Seiten, Preis € 21,80 zuzügl. Versandkosten

Dieser Sammelband enthält einige frühe gestaltpsychologische Arbeiten zur Psychopathologie (Schulte/Wertheimer zur Paranoia 1924, Erwin Levy zur Manie 1936 und zur Schizophrenie 1943), z.T. erstmals in deutscher Übersetzung, und neue Diskussions- und Übersichtsbeiträge deutscher, österreichischer und amerikanischer PsychotherapeutInnen und Psychiater zur Aktualität dieser Ansätze für eine psychotherapeutische Krankheitslehre.

Nähere Informationen zu diesem Buch

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