History of Madness – Track 8

Professor Keirsey's Blog

Professor Keirsey had his lecture course on Madness taped on cassettes in 1982.  This post is the eighth audio track.  More audio tracks will follow.

Track 1:  The beginning of History of Madness lecture course

He surveys the idea of madness “as far back as we can go”.  At the end of the course, he talks a little about his theory of madness: which he called at the time, “Wholistic Theory of Madness”  based social field theory and Temperament.

Once asked what was the most important thing he wanted people to get from his work, he said:

“I want people to understand that there is no such thing as madness.”

david_keirsey_in_library Dr. David West Keirsey

Track 8:

Wholistic theory:
The Wholistic View.

Wheeler’s Laws of Human Nature
polarization…  continued…

Gradient principle

Law of Equal Finality: forms – patterns — unity

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