A History of Psychology: Original Sources and Contemporary Research / Edition 1

A History of Psychology: Original Sources and Contemporary Research / Edition 1

by Ludy T. Benjamin Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070045615

ISBN-13: 9780070045613

Pub. Date: 01/28/1988

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education


The third edition of A History of Psychology is a highly readable compendium of primary source writings from the founders of psychology and works by more contemporary historians. The revised reader includes 17 new articles, 10 of which were written after 2000. Coverage is universal and global – from Locke, Wundt and Skinner to modern scholars such as

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The third edition of A History of Psychology is a highly readable compendium of primary source writings from the founders of psychology and works by more contemporary historians. The revised reader includes 17 new articles, 10 of which were written after 2000. Coverage is universal and global – from Locke, Wundt and Skinner to modern scholars such as Henning Schmidgen, Sir Frederic C. Bartlett and George Mandler.


  • Introduces students to the philosophy and methods of historical research and writing, linking primary source readings with contemporary articles

  • Covers Applied Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and historical treatments of race and gender

  • Promotes History of Psychology as an active research specialty

  • A perfect compliment to Benjamin's Brief History of Modern Psychology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070045613
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/28/1988
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576

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Table of Contents

Preface
CHAPTER 1: The Psychology of History and the History of Psychology: A Historiographical Introduction
CHAPTER 2: Philosophical Roots of Psychology: Mechanism and Empiricism
CHAPTER 3: The Physiological Roots of Psychology
CHAPTER 4: The French Clinical Tradition
CHAPTER 5: The Founding of Scientific Psychology: Gustav Fechner and Wilhelm Wundt
CHAPTER 6: E. B. Titchener and Struturalism
CHAPTER 7: Darwinian Influences: Adaptation and Individual Differences
CHAPTER 8: American Antecedents to Functionalism
CHAPTER 9: Functionalism
CHAPTER 10: Animal Experimental Psychology
CHAPTER 11: Behaviorism
CHAPTER 12: Neobehaviorism
CHAPTER 13: Psychoanalysic
CHAPTER 14: Gestalt Psychology
CHAPTER 15: The Beginnings of American Applied Psychology
CHAPTER 16: American Psychology's Social Agenda: The Issue of Race
Index

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