The Critique of Psychology: From Kant to Postcolonial Theory / Edition 1

The Critique of Psychology: From Kant to Postcolonial Theory / Edition 1

by Thomas Teo
     
 

"Closely paralleling the history of psychology is the history of its critics, their theories, and their contributions. The Critique of Psychology is the first book to trace this alternate history, from a unique perspective that complements the many existing empirical, theoretical, and social histories of the field." Thomas Teo cogently synthesizes major historical and… See more details below

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"Closely paralleling the history of psychology is the history of its critics, their theories, and their contributions. The Critique of Psychology is the first book to trace this alternate history, from a unique perspective that complements the many existing empirical, theoretical, and social histories of the field." Thomas Teo cogently synthesizes major historical and theoretical narratives to describe two centuries of challenges to - and the reactions of - the mainstream. Some of these critiques of content, methodology, relevance, and philosophical worldview have actually influenced and become integrated into the canon; others pose moral questions still under debate. All are accessibly presented so that readers may judge their value for themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387253558
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
09/23/2005
Series:
Library of the History of Psychological Theories Series
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. On the historiography of the critique of psychology
Chapter 2. Metatheory and the critique of psychology
Chapter 3. Kant and early 19th century critics of psychology
Chapter 4. The natural-scientific critique
Chapter 5. The human-scientific critique
Chapter 6. The Marxist critique
Chapter 7. The feminist critique
Chapter 8. The postmodern critique
Chapter 9. The postcolonial critique
Chapter 10. Reflections on the ethical-political character of psychology

Notes
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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