THIS e-book represents the fruition of 4 years' exertions so much of it, thankfully, a hard work of affection. the belief of translating those papers, originating with Ernest Angel, was once welcomed by means of easy Books as a result of their enthusiasm for bringing out major new fabric within the sciences of guy. i used to be comfortable to simply accept their invitation to take part as one of many editors on the grounds that I, too, had lengthy been confident of the significance of creating those works on hand in English, quite at this important second within the improvement of contemporary psychiatry and psychology.
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Completely objective] is an illusion," in Heisenberg' s words. 38 Here is, in Kierkegaard's paragraph, the forerunner of relativity and the other viewpoints which affirm that the human being who is engaged in studying the natural phenomena is in a particular and significant relationship to the objects studied and he must make himself part of his equation. That is to say, the subject, man, can never be separated from the object which he observes. It is clear that the cancer of Western thought, the subject-object split, received a decisive attack in this analysis of Kierkegaard's.
He did accomplish something new under necessary task this he was admirably the sun, namely, the transmuting into the scientific stream of Western culture the new psychological concepts, where they could be studied with some objectivity, built upon, and within certain limits rendered teachable. , Vol. II, with psychoanalysis, adds, p. 344. Dr. Ellenberger, commenting on the affinities of Nietzsche "In fact, the analogies are so striking that I can hardly believe that Freud never read him, as he contended.
The respectable citizen who keeps his wife and family in one compartment and his business and other worlds in others is making his home a doll's house and preparing its collapse. One can likewise see the Compartmentalization in the separation of art from the realities of life, the use of art in its prettified, romantic, academic forms as a hypocritical escape from existence and nature, the art as artificiality against Origins of the Existential Movement in Psychology 21 which Cezanne, Van Gogh, the impressionists, and other modern art movements so vigorously protested.
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