Self/Other Relations and the Social Nature of Reality

  • Robert M. Farr
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Abstract

In order to understand the nature of conspiracy it is first of all necessary, in my opinion, to grasp the social nature of reality, especially the nature of social reality. I shall approach this theme by giving an exposition of the work of two men-Gustav Ichheiser, who outlined a proposal for a sociology of interpersonal relations, and Fritz Heider, who wrote a psychology of interpersonal relations. Both men were Austrians who migrated to the United States in the late 1930s/early 1940s. They must have been familiar with each other’s work. Heider certainly quotes the work of Ichheiser, though I have not been able, to date, to identify any citation by Ichheiser of the work of Heider. At one stage or another in their careers both men were concerned with guiding Austrian youth in their choice of careers-Ichheiser in Vienna and Heider in Graz.

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