from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to G. T. Fechner (1801–87), a German psycho-physicist: as, Fechnerian psychophysics, the Fechnerian method of average error.
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In a former lecture I went over some of the fechnerian reasons for their plausibility, or reasons that at least replied to our more obvious grounds of doubt concerning them.
This is the fechnerian as well as the hegelian view, and thus our end rejoins harmoniously our beginning.
It is true that superstitions and wild-growing over-beliefs of all sorts will undoubtedly begin to abound if the notion of higher consciousnesses enveloping ours, of fechnerian earth-souls and the like, grows orthodox and fashionable; still more will they superabound if science ever puts her approving stamp on the phenomena of which