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Adler, Alfred

(1870–1937). B. Penzing, Vienna, Austria; psychol. (“individual psychology”). Opposed his teacher S. Freud's* emphasis on sex and substituted man's “will to power.” emphasized the role that inferiority feelings play in human action. Works include Study of Organ Inferiority and Its Psychical Compensation; Social Interest.

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