Just a few reflection words for a broader 2010. In research and more than that…

He (Carl Stumpf) had deliberately suggested the broader name (Psychological Seminar) “to avoid giving the impression that only experimental work is planned, when I am also planning to link† such work to theoretical exercises in philosophy.” The narrower designation, he feared, would keep† talented students away and “instead attract a certain sort of American, whose whole aim is to become Dr. phil. in the shortest possible time with the most mechanical work possible.”

In Mitchell Ash’s “Gestalt Psychology in German Culture 1890-1967”, 1995.

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