See also:born on the 16th of
See also:August 1832 at Neckarau, in Baden . He studied
See also:medicine at
See also:Heidelberg and Berlin, and in 1857 began to lecture at Heidelberg . In 1864 he became assistant
See also:professor there, and in 1866 was chosen to represent Heidelberg in the Baden Chamber, but soon resigned . In 1894 he was elected
See also:regular professor of philosophy at Zurich, and in the following
See also:year was called to the corresponding
See also:chair at
See also:Leipzig, where he founded an Institute for Experimental Psychology, the precursor of many similar institutes . The
See also:list of
See also:works is long and comprehensive, including physiology, psychology, logic and ethics . His earlier works
See also:deal chiefly with physiology, though often in close connexion with psychology, as in the Vorlesungen fiber die Menschen- and Tierseele (1863; 4th ed., 1906; trans .
See also:Creighton and Titchener, 1896), Lehrbuch der Physiologic
See also:des Menschen (1865; 4th ed., 1878), and Grundziige der physiologischen Psychologie (1874; 6th ed., 3 vols., 1908) . He published an important
See also:work on Logik (188o—1883; 3rd ed., 1906—1907), and this was followed in 1886 by his Ethik (3rd ed., 1903) . According to Wundt, the straight road to ethics lies through ethnic psychology, whose especial business it is to consider the
See also:history of
See also:custom and of ethical ideas from the psychological standpoint . We must look for ethics to supply the corner-
See also:stone of
See also:metaphysics, and psychology is a necessary propaedeutic . The
See also:System der Philosophic (1899; 3rd ed., 1907) contained the results of Wundt's work up to that date, both in the domain of science and in the more strictly philosophic
See also:field . The metaphysical or ontological
See also:part of psychology is in Wundt's view the actual part, and with this the science of nature and the science of mind are to be brought into relation, and thus constituted as far as possible philosophical sciences .
In 1892 Wundt published Hypnotismus and
See also:Suggestion . Subsequent important works are the Grundriss der Psychologie (1896; 8th ed., 1907; trans .
See also:Judd, 3rd ed., 1907); VOlkerpsychologie (1900-1906); Einleitung in die Philos . (1901; 4th ed., 1906) . Two other works, containing accounts of the work of himself and his pupils, are Philosophische Studien (1883-1902) and Psychologische Studien (1905 foll.) .
JURGEN WULLENWEBER (c. 1492—1537)
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