[ fekh-nuhr ]

  1. Gus·tav The·o·dor [goos-tahf tey-aw-dawr], /ˈgʊs tɑf ˈteɪ ɔˌdɔr/, 1801–87, German physicist, psychologist, and philosopher.

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  • One is reminded of Fechner's playful satire by the spectacle of those poets who ape angelic modes of progression.

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  • If we waive this religious hobby of Fechner's, there still remains his peculiarity of using words and names in a symbolical sense.

  • If this could be accomplished with the theory of a universal soul, then Fechner would be the greatest philosopher that ever was.

  • Fechner is not aware that his universal soul reflects only one half of our present outcome of philosophical study.

  • As I said before, Fechner is a poet, and a poet sees similarities which a matter-of-fact brain cannot perceive.

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/ (German ˈfɛçnər) /

  1. Gustav Theodor (ˈɡʊstaf ˈteːodoːr). 1801–87, German physicist, philosopher, and psychologist, noted particularly for his work on psychophysics, Elemente der Psychophysik (1860)

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