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Weber and Fechner

Dear List,

Does anybody know of a good summary (historical and scientific) of Weber
and Fechner. Maybe a book chapter, for example? I am interested, for example,
on what medium they mainly worked with (sound, light, weight, ...), historical
tidbits, a background of what was known at the time, how much mathematics
they really had in their work, and stuff like that.

I know about Boring's book on the History of Psychophysics, and I plan to
give that a whirl (I am worried that it is long and tedious to read).

        -Jont B. Allen

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