Gestaltist


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Gestaltist

(gə-shtäl′tĭst, -shtôl′-, -stäl′-, -stôl′-)
n.
An adherent or a practitioner of the principles of Gestalt psychology.
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Beith's attention to recent research on dyslexia, for example, situates his philosophical account squarely within the praxis of science just as Merleau-Ponty's existential-phenomenological account was situated in the work of the Gestaltists of his time.
Just so, say the gestaltists, no analysis of a pattern of thought, of a response to a situation, can account for the pattern.
Tolman's ideas became permeated with concepts that, while not identical to those of the Gestaltists, were clearly inspired by them, such as his molar conception of behavior and notions of sign-gestalts, means-ends expectancies, etc.
48) Yet he referred to the Gestaltists as 'people who have hardly understood anything yet of physics'.
Included are the formulations of the Gestaltists, Pribram's holographic theory, John's statistical theory, Freeman's mass action theory, McFadden's CEMI (conscious electromagnetic information) field theory, Lehar's harmonic resonance theory, quantum field theories of mind, and Fourier theories.