Swedenborg's contribution to psychology
2013 (English)In: Emanuel Swedenborg – Exploring a “World Memory”: Context, content, contribution / [ed] Karl Grandin, Stockholm: The Center for the History of Science, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences , 2013, 86-97 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Swedenborg produced an impressive work on psychophysiology, neuroscience, brain functioning, perception, cognition, memory, attention, emotion, personality, behaviour, interpersonal relations, and was one of the first to outline a complete psychological system comprising all these aspects.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: The Center for the History of Science, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences , 2013. 86-97 p.
Bidrag till Kungl. vetenskapsakademiens historia, ISSN 0081-9956 ; 43
History of Ideas
Research subject Psychology; History Of Sciences and Ideas
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-96170ISBN: 978-0-87785-351-0OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-96170DiVA: diva2:663791
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences' International Symposium, "Emanuel Swedenborg – Exploring a 'World Memory': Context, Content, Contribution", Stockholm, Sweden, June 7–9, 2010
In 2006 UNESCO designated Emanuel Swedenborg's (1688-1772) archive to be preserved as part of their World Memory program. In the following year the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences started the project of producing a modern catalog of the Swedenborg archive, in digital and bound formats, and the Swedenborg Symposium in 2010 was launched to celebrate the completion of this catalog project. The three-day Symposium explored: ·The 18th Century Swedish and European contexts of Swedenborg's writings ·The contents and form of his texts: scientific, philosophical, religious and linguistic aspects ·The contribution of his thoughts: cultural and religious. – Organizing committee: Karl Grandin, Maria Berggren, and Maria Asp. Advisory board: Lars Bergquist, David Dunér, Anders Hallengren, Hans Helander, Inge Jonsson, Harry Lenhammar, and Jane Williams-Hogan.2013-11-122013-11-122014-04-18