Professor Keirsey had his lecture course on Madness taped in 1982. This post is the second audio track. More audio tracks will follow.
Track 1: The beginning of History of Madness lecture course
He surveys the idea of madness “as far back as we can go”. At the end of the course, he talks a little about his theory of madness.
Once asked what was the most important thing he wanted people to get from his work, he said:
“I want people to understand that there is no such thing as madness.”
Track 2: Witches and Sorcerers. 17th century the advent of Mesmerism. Somnambulism, 19th century. The belief of illness. The idea of suggestion. Hypnotism. The Classifiers. Greeklish. Bad Organs.