History of Psychology Fundamental Questions

ISBN-10: 0195151542
ISBN-13: 9780195151541
Edition: 2002
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List price: $105.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/27/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Fundamental Questions: Readings from the History of Psychology provides significant excerpts from the philosophers, theologians, and early scientists that contributed to the development of psychology. It also includes some more recent works, covering issues and ideas from cognitive psychology and neuroscience. The readings have been selected to allow students of psychology an opportunity to consider the foundations of psychology and the questions that led to the psychology as a distinct discipline.

What is the mind?
Plato (428/427-348/347 BC)
The Cave
from The Republic
Hippocrates (460-377, BC)
Tradition in Medicine
Dreams
Nature of Man
from The Hippocratic Collection
Aristotle (384-322 BC)
Book 1, Chapter 1
Book 3
from de Anima
St. Augustine of Hippo (397)
Memory
from Confessions
St. Thomas Aquinas (1265)
Human nature-embodied spirit
Human abilities-bodily and spiritual
How man knows
from Summa theologiae
Mechanisms of Mind
Rene Descartes (1650)
Treatise of Man
Selections
John Locke (1689)
Of Ideas in General, and their Original
Of Perception
from An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
Gottfied Wilhelm Leibniz (1765)
Of Ideas
from New Essays on Human Understanding
David Hume (1748)
Of the Origin of Ideas
Of the Association of Idea
Of the Idea of Necessary Connection
from An Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding
Immanuel Kant (1798)
On the Cognitive Faculty
from Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View
Scientific Methods
Gustav Fechner (1860)
Introduction
Outer Psychophysics
from Elements of Psychophysics
Hermann von Helmholtz (1878)
The Facts of Perception
Speech held at the Commemoration-Day Celebration of the Frederick William University in Berlin, August 3, 1878
Hermann Ebbinghaus (1885)
Our Knowledge Concerning Memory
The Method of Investigation
from Memory: A Contribution to Experimental Psychology
Ivan Pavlov (1927)
Lectures on the Work of the Cerebral Hemispheres
from Conditioned Reflexes: An Investigation of the Physiological Activity of the Cerebral Cortex
Emotion and Instinct in Animals and Humans
Charles Darwin (1873)
General Principles of Expression
from Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals
Margaret Floy Washburn (1907)
The Difficulties and Methods of Comparative Psychology
The Evidence of Mind
from The Animal Mind
William James (1892)
Emotion
Instinct
from Psychology: A Briefer Course
Francis Galton (1907)
The History of Twins
Selection and Race
Influence of Man Upon Race
Conclusion
from Inquiries into Human Faculty and its Development
Human Development
Milicent W. Shinn (1900)
Baby Biographies in General
The Dawn of Intelligence
from The Biography of a Baby
Sigmund Freud (1910)
The Origin and Development of Psychoanalysis: Third, Fourth, and Fifth Lectures
from The American Journal of Psychology
Alfred Binet & Theodore Simon (1905)
New methods for the diagnosis of the intellectual level of subnormals
from L'Annee Psychologique
Hugo Munsterberg (1913)
Applied Psychology
Means and Ends
Vocation and Fitness
from Psychology and Industrial Efficiency
What is the Goal of Psychology?
Wilhelm Wundt (1894)
Lectures 1 and 30
from Lectures on Human and Animal Psychology
Max Wertheimer (1923-24)
Gestalt theory
Address before the Kant Society, 1924
Laws of Organization in Perceptual Forms
from Psychologische Forschung, 1923
B. Titchener (1927)
Ideational type and the Association of Ideas
from Experimental Psychology: A Manual of Laboratory Practice
Learning
Psychology as a Behaviorist Views It
from Psychological Review
Edward C. Tolman (1948)
Cognitive Maps in Rats and Men
from Psychological Review
The First Stage of Perception: Growth of the Assembly
from The Organization of Behavior: A Neuropsychological Theory
Cognition
The Functions of Language in Two Children of Six
from The Language and Thought of the Child
Thought and Word
from Mind in Society
The Mand
from Verbal Behavior
Noam Chomsky (1959)
Verbal Behavior, review
from Language
Sir Frederic C. Bartlett (1932)
The Method of Repeated Production
from Remembering: A Study in Experimental and Social Psychology
Ulric Neisser (1967)
The Cognitive Approach
A Cognitive Approach to Memory and Thought
from Cognitive Psychology
Considerations of Context
The Theory of Affordances
from The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception
The Appeal of Parallel Distributed Processing
from Parallel Distributed Processing: Explorations in the Microstructure of Cognition
Do Martians See Red?
from Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

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