|Measurements, philosophy: A) the problem of measuring is discussed in the context of interpretations of quantum mechanics. B) the comparison of D. Davidson's attribution of linguistic meanings to measurement is taken up in other theories._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
William Stern on Measurements - Dictionary of Arguments
Corr I 83/84
Measurement/differential psychology/personality psychology/Stern/Lamiell: when Stern turned his attention to the topic of ‘principles of personality measurement’, as he did in chapter VI of his 1918 book, Die menschliche Persönlichkeit [The human personality] (Stern 1918)(1), he explicitly distanced himself from the logic of normative measurement, arguing that ‘the comparison of many personalities’ to one another would be beside the point, ‘since the problem at hand pertains specifically to the relationship between the person and his/her world’ (Stern 1918, pp. 186–7). See >Measurement/Cattell.
1. Stern, W. 1918. Person und Sache: System der philosophischen Weltanschauung. Zweiter Band: Die menschliche Persönlichkeit. Leipzig: Barth
James T. Lamiell, “The characterization of persons: some fundamental conceptual issues”, in: Corr, Ph. J. & Matthews, G. (eds.) 2009. The Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology. New York: Cambridge University Press_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Philip J. Corr
The Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology New York 2009
Philip J. Corr (Ed.)
Personality and Individual Differences - Revisiting the classical studies Singapore, Washington DC, Melbourne 2018