The Phenomenal-Perceptual Field as a Central Steering Mechanism

by Wolfgang Metzger

4th part: Bibliography

Lecture at the 2nd Banff Conference on Theoretical Psychology 1969. First published in this English Version: J.R. ROYCE and W.W. ROZEBOOM (eds.): The Psychology of Knowing. New York/Paris/London: Gordon and Breach 1972, pp. 241-265.


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BRENTANO, F. [(Excerpts from Psychologie vom empirischen Standpunkt, 1874.) In: CHISHOLM, R. M. (Ed.) Realism and the Background of Phenomenology. Glencoe, Ill.: The Free Press, 1960.

CASSIRER, E., Das Erkenntnisproblem in der Philosophie und Wissenschaft der neueren Zeit. Berlin, 1911. (Trans. by WOGLOM, W.H. and HENDEL, C. H.) New Haven: Yale University Press, 1950.

EKMAN, G., Psychophysik und psychophysische Meßmethoden. In MEILI, R. and ROHRACHER, H. (Hrsg.), Lehrbuch der experimentellen Psychologie. Bern: Huber. 1963, 19-52.

GRAEFE, O., Über Notwendigkeit und Möglichkeit der psychologischen Wahrnehmungslehre. Psychol. Forsch., 1961, 26, 262-298.

HELMHOLTZ, H. v., Treatise on Physiological Optics. Rochester, New York, 1924-1925. Ed. by James P. C. SOUTHALL, Optical Society of America, 1924-1925.

HERING, E., Beiträge zur Physiologie, 1862. (Trans. by HURVICH, L. M. and JAMESON. D.) Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 1964.

HOLZKAMP, K., Theorie und Experiment in der Psychologie. Berlin: de Gruyter. 1964.

HOLZKAMP, K., Wissenschaft als Handlung, Berlin: de Gruyter, 1968.

KÖHLER, W., Ein altes Scheinproblem. Naturwiss., 1929, 17, 395-401.

KÖHLER, W., The place of value in a world of facts. New York: Liveright, 1938.

KÖHLER, W., Gestalt Psychology. New York: Mentor Books, 1959 (originally 1929).

KRIES, J. v., Allgemeine Sinnesphysiologie. Leipzig: Vogel, 1923.

LEWIN K., Untersuchungen zur Handlungs- and Affektpsychologie. I und II. Psychol. Forsch., 1926, 7, 294-358.

LEWIN K., Die psychologische Situation bei Lohn und Strafe. Leipzig: Hirzel, 1931.

LEWIN K., Der Richtungsbegriff in der Psychologie. Psychol. Forsch., 1934, 19, 249-299.

LEWIN K., Dynamic Theory of Personality. (1st ed.) (Trans. by ADAMS, D. K. and ZENER, K. E.), New York and London: McGraw-Hill, 1935.

LEWIN K., Principles of Topological Psychology, (1st ed.) (Trans. by HEIDER, F. and HEIDER, G. H.), New York and London; McGraw-Hill, 1936.

LEWIN, K., The conceptual representation and measurement of psychologic forces. Contr. Psychol. Theory, Vol. 1, No. 4, 1938.

LEWIN, K., Field theory and experiment in social psychology; concepts and methods. Am. J. Sociol., 1939, 44, 868-897. '

LEWIN, K., Field theory of learning. Yearbook Nat. Soc. Stud. Educ., 41, Part II. 1942, 215-242.

LEWIN, K., Defining the "field at a given time.'' Psychol. Rev., 1943, 50, 292-310.

LEWIN, K., Behavior and Development as a Function of the Total Situation. In L. CARMICHAEL (Ed.), Manual of Child Psychology. New York: Wiley, 1946, 791-844.

MacCORQUODALE, K. and MEEHL, P. E., On a distinction between hypothetical constructs and intervening variables. Psychol. Rev., 1948, 55, 95-107.

METZGER, W., Über die Notwendigkeit kybernetischer Vorstellungen in der Theorie des Verhaltens. Z. Psychol., 1965, 171, 336-342.

METZGER, W., Psychologie. Darmstadt: Steinkopff (4th ed.) 1968.

PIKLER, J., Über die Angriffspunkte des Willens am Körper. Z. Psychol., 1929, 110, 288-

SCHILDER, P., Das Körperschema. Berlin: Springer, 1923.

STEVENS, S. S., Mathematics, Measurement. and Psychophysics. In S. S. STEVENS (Ed.)., Handbook of Experimental Psychology. New York: Wiley, 1951, 1-59.

STEVENS, S. S., To honor Fechner and repeal his law. Science, 1961, 133, 80-86.

STEVENS, S. S. and GALANTER, E. H., Ratio scales for a dozen perceptual continua. J. exp. Psychol., 1957, 54, 377-411.

TOLMAN, E. C., Operational Behaviorism and Current Trends in Psychology. Proceedings of the 29h Anniversary Celebration of the University of Southern Calfornia, 1936, 89-103.

TOLMAN, E. C., A Psychological Model. In T. PARSONS and E. A. SHILS (Eds.), Toward a General Theory of Action. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press 1954, 277-361.

ÜBERWEG, F., Zur Theorie der Richtung des Sehens. Z. rationelle Medicin. 1853, 3. V, 268-282.

WATSON, J.B., Psychology from the Standpoint of a Behaviorist. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1919.

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