Michotte's experimental phenomenology of perception

Georges Thinés (Editor), Alan Paul Costall (Editor), George Butterworth (Editor)

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This volume of collected papers, with the accompanying essays by the editors, is the definitive source book for the work of this important experimental psychologist. Originally published in 1991, it offered previously inaccessible essays by Albert Michotte on phenomenal causality, phenomenal permanence, phenomenal reality, and perception and cognition. Within these four sections are the most significant and representative of the Belgian psychologist's research in the area of experimental phenomenology. Extremely insightful introductions by the editors are included that place the essays in context. Michotte's ideas have played an important role in much research on the development of perception, and his work on social perception continues to be influential in social psychology. The book also includes some lesser-known aspects of his work that are equally important; for example, a remarkable set of articles on pictorial analysis.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages272
ISBN (Print)978-0415705158
Publication statusPublished - 8 Aug 2013

Publication series

NameRoutledge Library Editions: Phenomenology


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