History of Psychology Ideas and Context

ISBN-10: 0205335829

ISBN-13: 9780205335824

Edition: 3rd 2003 (Revised)

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List price: $139.40
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/8/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 495
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

All Chapters conclude with "Review Questions" and "Glossary"
Historical Studies: Some Issues
Why Study History?Some Problems in Historiography
The History of the History of Psychology
Internal and External History
Philosophical Issues
Epistemology
The Problem of Causality
Free Will and Determinism
The Mind-Body Problem
Ancient Psychological Thought
Early Chinese Psychologies
Babylonia
Egypt
Other Ancient Far-Eastern Psychologies
The Hebrews
Persia
Greece
The Roman Period and the Middle Ages
Roman Medicine
Roman Philosophy
The Fall of Rome
The Early Christian Faith
The Medieval Period
The Renaissance
Effect of the Plague
Expanding Geographic Knowledge
Influence of the Greek Classics
Growth of Empirical Studies
Quantification
Changing Visions of the World
Psychological Thought in the Renaissance
Empiricism, Associationism, and Utilitarianism
Empiricism
Empiricism on the Continent
Associationism and Utilitarianism
Rationism
lEmphasis on a Priori Knowledge
Theory of Active Mind
Deduction versus Induction
Rene Descartes
Baruch Spinoza
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
Immanuel Kant
Johann Friedrich Herbart
Common Sense Psychology
Mechanization and Quantification
Rene Descartes Revisited
Neils Stensen
Robert Whytt
Johann August Unzer
Julien Offray De La Mettrie
Pierre-Jean Georges Cabanis
Mapping the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems
Naturalism and Humanitarian ReformEvolutionary Theory
Significance of Evolutionary Theory for Psychology
Naturalistic Approaches to Emotional Disorders
Humanitarian Reform
Psychophysics and the Formal Founding of PsychologyPsychophysics
Developments After the Founding
Systematic Extension
Franz Brentano and Act Psychology
Carl Stumpf
Georg Elias Muller
Oswald Kulpe
Hermann Ebbinghaus
Wundt's Contemporaries and Applied Psychology
Functionalism
Hugo Munsterberg
G. Stanley Hall
Functionalism and the University of Chicago
Psychology at Columbia University
Mary Whiton Calkins
The Growth of Applied Psychology
Influence of Functionalism: An Evaluation
Behaviorism
Antecedents of Behaviorism
Formal Founding of American Behaviorism
Other Behavioral Psychologies
Importance of Learning
Importance of Precision and Clarity
Importance of Experimentation
Early Behavioristic Psychologies
Neobehaviorism
Further Contributions to Applied Psychology from Neobehaviorism
Gestalt Psychology
Intellectual Background of Gestalt Psychology
The Fundamentals of Gestalt Psychology
Gestalt Perspectives on Scientific Method
Mind and Brain
The Influence of Gestalt Psychology
Some Common Misunderstandings of Gestalt Psychology
Gestalt Psychology and Applied Psychology
The Continuing Relevance of Gestalt Psychology
Psychoanalysis
Freud's System of Psychology
Post-Fruendian Analytic Psychologies
Alfred AdlerCarl Gustav Jung
Karen Danielsen Horney
Other Developments
Humanistic Psychologies
Intellectual Traditions
The Formal Emergence of Humanistic Psychologies
Overview of Third-Force Psychologies: Major Positions and Criticisms
Epilogue: Late Twentieth Century Developments
The Systems of Psychology in Retrospect
Cognitive Psychology
Diversity and Pluralism in Modern Psychology
Review Question
Glossary
References
Name Index
Subject Index
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