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Höfler, Alois#

b. Kirchdorf an der Krems (Lower Austria), April 6, 1853, d. Vienna, Feb. 26, 1922, educationalist, philosopher, psychologist, university professor in Prague and Vienna; as a grammar-school teacher, together with A. Meinong, he prevented the abolition of "philosophical propaedeutics" as a subject; was an excellent science teacher and one of the first theoreticians of Gestalt psychology.

Publications#

Zur Propaedeutik-Frage, 1884; 3 Vortraege zur Mittelschulreform, 1908; Gestalt und Beziehung, Gestalt und Anschauung, 1912; Das Ganze der Schulreform in Oe., 1918; Gestaltpsychologie statt Assoziationspsychologie, 1919.

Literature#

E. Heintel, A. H. - Versuch einer Wuerdigung, in: Wiss. und Weltbild, 1953.