felix adler


[ad-ler; for 1–3 also ahd-ler]
Alfred, 1870–1937, Austrian psychiatrist and psychologist.
Cyrus, 1863–1940, U.S. religious leader and Jewish scholar.
Felix, 1851–1933, U.S. educator, reformer, and writer.
Kurt (Herbert) 1905–77, U.S. orchestra conductor, born in Austria.
Lawrence Cecil ("Larry") 1914–2001, U.S. harmonica player.
Mortimer (Jerome) 1902–91, U.S. philosopher, educator, and author.
Peter Hermann, 1899–1990, U.S. orchestra conductor, born in Austria-Hungary.
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Adler (German ˈaːdlər)
1.  Alfred (ˈalfreːt). 1870--1937, Austrian psychiatrist, noted for his descriptions of overcompensation and inferiority feelings
2.  Larry, full name Lawrence Cecil Adler. 1914--2001, US harmonica player

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Adler Ad·ler (äd'lər, ād'-), Alfred. 1870-1937.

Austrian psychiatrist. He rejected Sigmund Freud's emphasis on sexuality and theorized that neurotic behavior is an overcompensation for feelings of inferiority.

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felix adler

American educator and founder of the Ethical Movement

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