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Old 22/10/2008, 10:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Dewy View Post
The logical/historical premise behind the 4 temperaments is really really stupid. It's predominantly based on gendering bodies based on foolishly physical and socialized traits that aren't even related to psychology at all. From there it just kind of evolved into what we see it as today. Seriously, though. There might be an element of truth there, but I would not say that Hippocrates is responsible for the four temperaments from a socionics perspective.
I was referring to Hippocrates' 4, not the Socionics 4. Hippocrates' temperaments work, though they are very simplistic. Certainly, it has changed since his time. I think each temperament corresponds to a Socionic temperament, but I have no way to prove it, and when the types are involved, it wouldn't translate cleanly.
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