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.
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.
I found in him an echo of my German masters, who were the 'Gestaltists
(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.