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Evolutionary Thought in Psychology A Brief History

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ISBN-10: 1405113782

ISBN-13: 9781405113786

Edition: 2004

Authors: Henry C. Plotkin

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Evolutionary Thought in Psychology: A Brief History traces the history of evolutionary thought in psychology in an accessible and lively fashion and examines the complex and changing relations between psychology and evolutionary theory. First book to trace the history of evolutionary thinking in psychology from its beginnings to the present day in an accessible and lively fashion. Focuses on the rise of evolutionary theories begun by Lamarck and Darwin and the creation of the science of psychology. Explains evolutionary thought's banishment by behaviorism and cultural anthropology in the early 20th century, along with its eventual re-emergence through ethology and sociobiology. …    
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/23/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Curious Histories
Before Darwin
Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck
Herbert Spencer
Psychology Born and the Darwinian Revolution
The New Science of Mind
The Darwinian Revolution
Darwin's Immediate Successors
Early Psychology in the United States
The Near Death of Darwinism in the Social Sciences
Evolution after Darwin
Behaviorism Takes Hold in Psychology
The Rise of Cultural Anthropology
An Exceptional Case
The Fundamental Problem
A New Factor in Evolution
Evolutionary Epistemology
Fall and Decline
Lessons to be Learned: Ethology and Sociobiology
Classical Ethology
Contemporary Evolutionary Psychology
Evolutionary Theory from 1959
Necessary Precursors in the Main Discipline
Evolutionary Psychology Reborn
Which Side is Bringing Science into Disrepute?
A Natural Science of Culture
Future Prospects