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" But that was wrong. It is always wrong to explain the phenomena of a country simply by the character of its inhabitants. For the inhabitant of a country has at least nine characters : a professional one, a national one, a civic one, a class one, a geographical... "
Schrödinger: Life and Thought - Page 4
by Walter J. Moore, Walter John Moore - 1992 - 513 pages
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History and Theory After the Fall: An Essay on Interpretation

Fred Weinstein - History - 1990 - 205 pages
...is so acute on two sides, dynamic and social, that we would do well simply to quote from his work: "It is always wrong to explain the phenomena of a...country simply by the character of its inhabitants. For the inhabitant of a country has at least nine characters: a professional one, a class one, a geographical...
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A Life of Erwin Schrödinger

Walter J. Moore, Walter John Moore - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 349 pages
...respects he was a true son of Austria. As Robert Musil described in his Der Mann Ohne Eigenschaften: "In this country one acted - sometimes indeed to the...in what they thought was the Austrian character." Psychology teaches that during his life an individual tends to repeat patterns of interpersonal relationships...
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Seedtime for Fascism: The Disintegration of Austrian Political Culture, 1867 ...

George V. Strong - Political Science - 1998 - 214 pages
...Robert Musil who best summarized the contradictions within Austria's nationality question when he wrote: "In this country one acted — sometimes indeed to...thought or one thought differently from the way one acted."24 Indeed, it was the apparent paradox between the reality of government, on one hand, and what...
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Trifles Make Perfection: The Selected Essays of Joseph Wechsberg

Joseph Wechsberg - Literary Collections - 1999 - 289 pages
...indeed to the extreme limits of passion and its consequences—differently from the way one thought, and one thought differently from the way one acted. Uninformed...weakness in what they thought was the Austrian character. What makes the Viennese such complex, contradictory people? The question has puzzled Vienna's satirists...
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Psychoanalysis and Culture at the Millennium

Psychology
...an essentialist sense, in modern or modernizing European societies like turn-of-the-century Austria: It is always wrong to explain the phenomena of a country simply by the character of its inhabitants. For the inhabitant of a country has at least nine characters: a professional one, a national one, a...
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Otto Weininger: Sex, Science, and Self in Imperial Vienna

Chandak Sengoopta - History - 2000 - 239 pages
...erected by Count Potemkin of Russia.12 Robert Musil echoed the same theme. "In this country," he wrote, "one acted — sometimes indeed to the extreme limits...acted. Uninformed observers have mistaken this for charm."13 Others castigated Viennese culture for yet other reasons. For Otto Weininger, as we shall...
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Trifles Make Perfection

Joseph Wechsberg - Literary Collections - 2003 - 304 pages
...even mistrust of oneself and of one's destiny here assumed the character of profound self-certainty. In this country one acted — sometimes indeed to...consequences — differently from the way one thought, and one thought differently from the way one acted. Uninformed observers have mistaken this for charm,...
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