Thure von Uexküll

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Thure von Uexküll 1915 with his father

Karl Kuno Thure Baron von Üxküll (March 15, 1908, Heidelberg – September 29, 2004, Freiburg) was a German scholar of psychosomatic medicine and biosemiotics. He developed the approach of his father, Jakob von Uexküll, in the study of living systems and applied it in medicine.

He was the son of Jakob Johann Baron von Uexküll and Gudrun Baroness von Uexküll (Gräfin von Schwerin).

Career[edit]

1955–1965
Director of the Medical Outpatient Department at the University of Giessen
1966–1977
Director of the Department of Internal Medicine and Psychosomatics at the University of Ulm

Awards[edit]

Honorary Doctor of the University of Tartu (1994)

Works[edit]

  • Der Sinn des Lebens (with Jakob von Uexküll). Godesberg: H.Küpper (1947).
  • Psychosomatic Medicine. München: Urban & Schwarzenberg (1997).
  • Theorie der Humanmedizin (with Wolfgang Wesiack). München: Urban & Schwarzenberg (1998).

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