Introduction to the History of Psychology

ISBN-10: 0534551823

ISBN-13: 9780534551827

Edition: 4th 2001

Authors: B. R. Hergenhahn

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List price: $115.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 11/7/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 656
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Prefacep. xv
Websites to Explore History of Psychologyp. xvii
Introductionp. 1
Problems in Writing a History of Psychologyp. 1
Why Study the History of Psychology?p. 3
What Is Science?p. 5
Revisions in the Traditional View of Sciencep. 7
Is Psychology a Science?p. 10
Persistent Questions in Psychologyp. 14
Summaryp. 19
Discussion Questionsp. 20
InfoTrac College Editionp. 21
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 21
Glossaryp. 21
The Early Greek Philosophersp. 24
The World of Precivilized Humansp. 24
Early Greek Religionp. 25
The First Philosophersp. 25
Early Greek Medicinep. 32
The Relativity of Truthp. 34
Platop. 37
Aristotlep. 40
The Importance of Early Greek Philosophyp. 47
Summaryp. 48
Discussion Questionsp. 50
InfoTrac College Editionp. 51
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 51
Glossaryp. 51
After Aristotle: A Search for the Good Lifep. 55
Skepticism and Cynicismp. 55
Epicureanism and Stoicismp. 57
Neoplatonismp. 59
Emphasis on Spiritp. 62
The Dark Agesp. 67
The Arabic and Jewish Influencesp. 68
Reconciliation of Faith and Reasonp. 71
Scholasticismp. 71
William of Occam: A Turning Pointp. 76
The Spirit of the Times Before the Renaissancep. 77
Summaryp. 78
Discussion Questionsp. 79
InfoTrac College Editionp. 80
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 80
Glossaryp. 80
The Beginnings of Modern Science and Philosophyp. 83
Renaissance Humanismp. 83
Further Challenges to Church Authorityp. 87
Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler, and Galileop. 88
Isaac Newtonp. 94
Francis Baconp. 96
Rene Descartesp. 99
Summaryp. 106
Discussion Questionsp. 107
InfoTrak College Editionp. 107
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 107
Glossaryp. 108
Empiricism, Sensationalism, and Positivismp. 110
British Empiricismp. 110
French Sensationalismp. 139
Positivismp. 146
Summaryp. 150
Discussion Questionsp. 151
InfoTrac College Editionp. 152
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 152
Glossaryp. 153
Rationalismp. 156
Baruch Spinozap. 157
Nicholas de Malebranchep. 161
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibnizp. 161
Thomas Reidp. 165
Immanuel Kantp. 167
Johann Friedrich Herbartp. 171
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegelp. 174
Summaryp. 176
Discussion Questionsp. 178
InfoTrac College Editionp. 178
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 179
Glossaryp. 179
Romanticism and Existentialismp. 181
Romanticismp. 182
Existentialismp. 189
Summaryp. 198
Discussion Questionsp. 199
InfoTrac College Editionp. 200
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 200
Glossaryp. 200
Early Developments in Physiology and the Rise of Experimental Psychologyp. 202
Individual Differencesp. 202
Discrepancy Between Objective and Subjective Realityp. 202
Bell-Magendie Lawp. 203
Doctrine of Specific Nerve Energiesp. 204
Hermann von Helmholtzp. 206
Ewald Heringp. 211
Christine Ladd-Franklinp. 212
Early Research on Brain Functioningp. 214
The Rise of Experimental Psychologyp. 219
Summaryp. 225
Discussion Questionsp. 227
InfoTrac College Editionp. 227
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 227
Glossaryp. 228
Voluntarism, Structuralism, and Other Early Approaches to Psychologyp. 230
Voluntarismp. 231
Wilhelm Maximilian Wundtp. 231
Edward Bradford Titchenerp. 239
Other Early Approaches to Psychologyp. 244
Summaryp. 253
Discussion Questionsp. 255
InfoTrac College Editionp. 256
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 256
Glossaryp. 256
The Darwinian Influencep. 258
Evolutionary Theory Before Darwinp. 258
Charles Darwinp. 262
Sir Francis Galtonp. 266
Intelligence Testing After Galtonp. 270
The Binet-Simon Scale in the United Statesp. 278
Intelligence Testing in the Armyp. 285
The Deterioration of National Intelligencep. 287
Summaryp. 289
Discussion Questionsp. 291
InfoTrac College Editionp. 292
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 292
Glossaryp. 293
Functionalismp. 295
Early U.S. Psychologyp. 295
Characteristics of Functionalistic Psychologyp. 297
William Jamesp. 297
Hugo Munsterbergp. 306
Granville Stanley Hallp. 312
Functionalism at the University of Chicagop. 318
Functionalism at Columbia Universityp. 322
The Fate of Functionalismp. 331
Summaryp. 331
Discussion Questionsp. 333
InfoTrac College Editionp. 334
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 334
Glossaryp. 335
Behaviorismp. 337
The Background of Behaviorismp. 337
Russian Objective Psychologyp. 338
John B. Watson and Behaviorismp. 348
William McDougall: Another Type of Behaviorismp. 362
Summaryp. 366
Discussion Questionsp. 368
InfoTrac College Editionp. 369
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 369
Glossaryp. 369
Neobehaviorismp. 371
Positivismp. 371
Logical Positivismp. 371
Operationismp. 372
Physicalismp. 373
Neobehaviorismp. 373
Edward Chace Tolmanp. 374
Clark Leonard Hullp. 380
Edwin Ray Guthriep. 384
Burrhus Frederic Skinnerp. 388
Behaviorism Todayp. 395
Summaryp. 397
Discussion Questionsp. 398
InfoTrac College Editionp. 399
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 399
Glossaryp. 400
Gestalt Psychologyp. 402
Antecedents of Gestalt Psychologyp. 402
The Founding of Gestalt Psychologyp. 404
Isomorphism and the Law of Pragnanzp. 409
Perceptual Constanciesp. 412
Perceptual Gestaltenp. 412
Subjective and Objective Realityp. 415
The Gestalt Explanation of Learningp. 415
Productive Thinkingp. 419
Memoryp. 420
Lewin's Field Theoryp. 421
The Impact of Gestalt Psychologyp. 425
Summaryp. 425
Discussion Questionsp. 426
InofTrac College Editionp. 427
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 427
Glossaryp. 427
Early Diagnosis, Explanation, and Treatment of Mental Illnessp. 430
What Is Mental Illness?p. 430
Early Explanations of Mental Illnessp. 431
Early Approaches to the Treatment of Mental Illnessp. 432
Gradual Improvement in the Treatment of Mental Illnessp. 437
The Tension Between the Psychological and Medical Models of Mental Illnessp. 444
The Use of Hypnotismp. 446
Summaryp. 452
Discussion Questionsp. 453
InfoTrac College Editionp. 454
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 454
Glossaryp. 454
Psychoanalysis and Its Early Alternativesp. 456
Antecedents of the Development of Psychoanalysisp. 456
Sigmund Freudp. 458
Early Influences on the Development of Psychoanalysisp. 461
Studies on Hysteriap. 464
Project for a Scientific Psychologyp. 465
Freud's Self-Analysisp. 467
The Psychopathology of Everyday Lifep. 470
Freud's Trip to the United Statesp. 471
A Review of the Basic Components of Freud's Theory of Personalityp. 471
Freud's View of Human Naturep. 477
Freud's Fatep. 478
Revisions of the Freudian Legendp. 479
Evaluation of Freud's Theoryp. 483
Anna Freud's Contributions to Psychoanalysisp. 485
Early Alternatives to Psychoanalysisp. 488
Summaryp. 496
Discussion Questionsp. 500
InfoTrac College Editionp. 501
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 501
Glossaryp. 501
Humanistic (Third-Force) Psychologyp. 505
The Mind, the Body, and the Spiritp. 505
Antecedents of Third-Force Psychologyp. 506
Phenomenologyp. 507
Existential Psychologyp. 508
Humanistic Psychologyp. 518
Comparison of Existential and Humanistic Psychologyp. 528
Evaluationp. 529
Summaryp. 530
Discussion Questionsp. 533
InfoTrac College Editionp. 534
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 534
Glossaryp. 534
Cognitive Psychologyp. 537
Development before 1950p. 537
Development during the 1950sp. 538
Development after the 1950sp. 540
Artificial Intelligencep. 542
Information-Processing Psychologyp. 544
Summaryp. 547
Discussion Questionsp. 548
InfoTrac College Editionp. 548
Suggested Readingsp. 548
Glossaryp. 548
Psychobiologyp. 550
Karl S. Lashleyp. 550
Donald O. Hebbp. 551
Roger W. Sperryp. 553
New Connectionismp. 555
Behavioral Geneticsp. 559
Summaryp. 564
Discussion Questionsp. 566
InfoTrac College Editionp. 566
Suggested Readingsp. 566
Glossaryp. 566
Contemporary Psychologyp. 568
The Diversity of Contemporary Psychologyp. 568
The Tension Between Pure, Scientific, and Applied Psychologyp. 570
Psychology's Status as a Sciencep. 577
Postmodernismp. 578
Is There Anything New in Psychology?p. 580
Summaryp. 581
Discussion Questionsp. 583
InfoTrac College Editionp. 583
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 583
Glossaryp. 583
Significant Individuals and Events in the History of Psychologyp. 585
Referencesp. 591
Creditsp. 621
Name Indexp. 623
Subject Indexp. 631
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