Historical Dimensions of Psychological Discourse / Edition 1by Carl F. Graumann
Pub. Date: 04/28/2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
In this volume, prominent American and European scholars from various disciplines illustrate the historical shaping of psychological discourse. They expose the ideological, intellectual, political, economic, and literary forces that enter into the cultural construction of mental life. Exploring emotion, cognition, development, psychotherapy and gender differences, this book not only challenges the reality of the taken-for-granted world of everyday life, but questions the ability of the psychological science to establish historically-independent knowledge of mental process.
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Table of Contents
List of contributors; 1. Psychological discourse in historical context: an introduction Kenneth J. Gergen and Carl F. Graumann; Part I. Disciplining Psychological Discourse: 2. The practice of psychological discourse Kurt Danziger; 3. From tools to theories: discovery in cognitive psychology Gerd Gigerenzer; 4. Metaphor and monophony in the twentieth-century psychology of emotions Kenneth J. Gergen; 5. Psyche and her descendants Carl F. Graumann; Part II. History as Culture Critique: 6. Power and subjectivity: critical history and psychology Nikolas Rose; 7. Cultural politics by other means: gender and politics in some Americans psychologies of emotions Catherine Lutz; 8. Principles of selves: the rhetoric of introductory textbooks in American psychology Jill G. Morawski; Part III. Early Antecedents: 9. The naturalized female intellect Lorraine Daston; 10. Sources of redemption in psychoanalytic developmental psychology Suzanne R. Kirschner; 11. The historic vicissitudes of mental diseases: their character and treatment Harry F. M. Peeters; 12. Women as mothers and the making of the European mind Brigitte Niestroj-Kutzner; Part IV. Lived History: 13. Emancipation - a failed project? Remarks on the discourse of radical critique Irmingard Staeuble; 14. The transcendental alarm William Kessen; Author index; Subject index.
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