Personal correspondence written by Prof. Felix Krueger from Argentina in 1906-1907 to his teacher and mentor Wilhelm Wundt in Leipzig is situated in the historical context of the theoretical debates taking place at the University of Buenos Aires at the beginning of the 20th century. A critical survey of the transatlantic migration of psychological theories and their reception in Argentina raises the broader issues of the nature of the cultural and social roots of local interpretations induced by the circulation of theories across national fields of scientific inquiry. It is argued that national intellectual fields and the historicity of their categories of interpretation mediate in the foreign trade of theories.

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1037/1093-4510.8.4.383
Journal History of Psychology
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Taiana, C. (2005). Conceptual Resistance in The Disciplines of the Mind: The Leipzig-Buenos Aires Connection at the Beginning of the 20th Century. History of Psychology, 8(4), 383–402. doi:10.1037/1093-4510.8.4.383